Salikoko Mufwene


Salikoko Mufwene is the Frank J. McLoraine Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Linguistics; he also teaches in the Committee on Evolutionary Biology and the Committee on the Conceptual and Historical Study of Science. He studies language evolution, with special attention to creole language varieties, African-American English, and colonial Englishes. He has also worked on semantics, lexicography, pragmatics, and Bantu morphosyntax.