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Lindo received her undergraduate, Honors,  Master's degrees in African languages and Linguistics from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is mainly interested in the field of sociolinguistics. She is the instructor of record for ZULU 1001, so she hopes to incorporate her native language (isiZulu) into her sociolinguistics research.
Seaira Lett has a B.A. in Spanish and linguistics from Emory University and a Master of Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Seaira’s research interests include language documentation and indigenous languages of Latin America. Her focus is on the morphosyntax of Chuj, a Mayan language spoken primarily in Guatemala. She currently collects data with a community of speakers in the US. Seaira also previously served as a kindergarten…
Jay is a first-year PhD student who graduated summa cum laude from the University at Buffalo with a B.A. in Linguistics in the honors language structure and theory track, as well as in Spanish. They wrote their undergraduate thesis on verb usage patterns in disclosures of mental illness based on data pulled from the Corpus of Contemporary American English. They have presented their thesis research at Penn State University and the Northeastern…
I am a second-year Ph.D. student in the linguistics department at the University of Georgia. My areas of research are syntax & semantics and historical linguistics—I am particularly interested in event semantics and the historical relationships between and evolution of tense, aspect, mood, and telicity. I received my B.A. in English with a concentration in linguistics with a double minor in psychology and writing, rhetoric, &…

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