Visiting Lecturers & Postdoctoral Fellows

Fiona Campbell is a PhD candidate in Linguistics at McGill University and a Sessional Lecturer with the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program. Her doctoral research at McGill University is focused primarily onphonetics (speech sounds), language contact, and sociolinguistics (why people say what they do the way they do in particular contexts).

Emily is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Linguistics, and previously held a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the First Nations and Endangered Languages program from 2014-2016. Her research studies the use of rhythm, pitch, and intonation in spoken language, and in particular, how these aspects of language – referred to as prosody – are used in natural communication to convey information about sentence structure and meaning.

Darin Flynn is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Calgary. His teaching and research focus on Northern and Western Canadian Indigenous languages – their analysis, documentation and revitalization. He has been a regular Visiting Lecturer and Professor in UBC’s First Nations and Endangered Languages Program since 2010.

Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada is an Honorary Killam and Banting Postdoctoral Fellow and a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program. His research focuses primarily on the diachronic and synchronic morphosyntax of American Indigenous languages, especially those of the Amazon; and on language documentation and revitalization in Latin American contexts.