Major & Minor
We offer degrees in Linguistics as well as many research opportunities for undergraduates
Information on our cross-disciplinary PhD program and our three MA programs.
Our research investigates the structure, complexity and diversity of human languages.
Sasha Eloi-Evans ’05, ’17W (EdD) is an academic programming coordinator for the Office of Minority Students Affairs and a lecturer in the Department of Linguistics. She’s also a student advisor for the Douglass Leadership House, Minority Students Advisory Board, and Women’s Leadership Alliance, and the coordinator of the Women of Color Circle.
In this essay, she reflects on diversity in higher education in the nearly 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr.’s death.Read More
The department provides students at all levels rigorous training in skills that are highly viable in our rapidly changing society. They learn how to use analytic and theoretical tools, work in collaborative environments, and collect and organize complex research data. They also gain a deep appreciation and understanding of the value of a culturally and linguistically diverse environment. Upon graduation, students pursue careers in a variety of wide ranging fields, from law to forensics to library science.Learn More
Events, talks, workshops, and conferences of interest to linguists and friends in the Western New York area.
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