Our people

Sonya Bird and student Kelly Regan in the Phonetics Lab sound booth

Sonya Bird and student Kelly Regan led the UVic participation in the VocaliD Human Voiceband project.

Alex D’Arcy sips tea in front of the Empress Hotel

Sociolinguistics professor Alex D’Arcy explores evolution and ongoing development of English in Victoria.

Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins standing next to a totem pole

Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins won the 2012 BC Community Achievement Award for her highly consultative approach to Salish language revitalization.

Our department is lively and collegial, with 10 faculty members, three long-term sessional lecturers and three staff members.

Our faculty members specialize in various areas of theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics (language teaching), and Indigenous language revitalization.

Together, we are committed to providing you with the support you need to complete a programme that is tailored to your interests. Take a look at our individual pages to get to know us better.