In addition to staff and students, the ICLR is supported by a network of International Advisory Fellows. Click on the map below to learn more about the fellows and their work in language education and revitalization. Meet the ICLR Advisory Fellows...

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X Dr Mari Jones

Dr Mari Jones

Reader in French Linguistics and Language Change at the University of Cambridge

Dr Jones is a Reader in French Linguistics and Language Change at the University of Cambridge and Fellow, Director of Studies and Tutor in Modern and Medieval Languages at Peterhouse.  She is also

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X Dr Julia Sallabank

Dr Julia Sallabank

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Dr Julia Sallabank is a Senior Lecturer in Language Support and Revitalisation, Department of Linguistics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.  Dr Sallabank

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X Professor Elsa Stamatopoulou

Professor Elsa Stamatopoulou

Columbia University

Professor Stamatopoulou has devoted some 21 years of her UN work to human rights and served in various positions at the UN offices in Vienna, Geneva and New York. From 2003 to 2010 she was the

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X Hana O’Regan

Hana O’Regan

Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology

Hana O’Regan is the Dean of Te Puna Wānaka and the Director of Māori and Pasifika at the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology in Christchurch.  Hana has long been committed to Māori

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X Dr Wharehuia Milroy QSO

Dr Wharehuia Milroy QSO

Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori

Dr Wharehuia Milroy is one of three Directors of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori (School of Māori Language Excellence) by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Dr Milroy was a Professor of Māori at the University

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X Dr Teresa McCarty

Dr Teresa McCarty

Center for Indian Education, Arizona State University

Dr Teresa McCarty is the Alice Wiley Snell Professor of Education Policy Studies, Professor of Applied Linguistics and co-Director of the Center for Indian Education at Arizona State University. An

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X Dr Tīmoti Kāretu QSO

Dr Tīmoti Kāretu QSO

Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori

Dr Tīmoti Kāretu is one of three Directors of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori (School of Māori Language Excellence) by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. He is considered the master of the Māori language.

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X Professor Ofelia Zepeda

Professor Ofelia Zepeda

American Indian Language Development Institute, University of Arizona

A renowned poet and linguist, Professor Zepeda is the Director of the American Indian Language Development Institute and is a Regents’ Professor of Linguistics in American Indian Studies at the

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X Professor Noenoe Silva

Professor Noenoe Silva

Political Science Department, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

A Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian), Noenoe Silva is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Her research interests include recovering

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X Professor Mary-Eunice Romero

Professor Mary-Eunice Romero

Center for Indian Education, Arizona State University

Dr. Romero-Little’s past and current research and scholarship reflect an unwavering desire to improve education for Native children, including the opportunity to learn their Native/heritage

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X Professor Maria Polinsky

Professor Maria Polinsky

Harvard University

Maria Polinsky is a Professor of Linguistics at Harvard University. Polinsky’s work is at the intersection of theoretical syntax and study of cross-linguistic variation in sentence structure and

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X Dr Daniel Kaufman

Dr Daniel Kaufman

Endangered Languages Alliance

Dr Daniel Kaufman is a co-director of the Endangered Language Alliance in New York. As a linguist, Dr Kaufman has focused on languages of the Austronesian family in the Philippines and Indonesia and

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X Dr Gabriela Perez-Baez

Dr Gabriela Perez-Baez

National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution

Dr. Gabriela Pérez Báez is Curator of Linguistics at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Dr. Pérez Báez has conducted research on Zapotec languages since 2002. She has

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X Professor Olga Kagan

Professor Olga Kagan

Center for World Languages and National Heritage Language Resource Center

Professor Kagan is the Director of the Center for World Languages and the National Heritage Language Resource Center and Professor of the Russian Language Programme at UCLA. Her main research and

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X Dr Karen Gayton Comeau

Dr Karen Gayton Comeau

Lakhota Language Consortium

Karen Gayton Comeau (formerly Swisher) is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and is a leading researcher in the education field. Dr Comeau was the president of Haskell Indian Nations

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X Peter Brand

Peter Brand

First Voices, Canada

Peter Brand is the co-visionary and manager of FirstVoices.com, a suite of online First Nations language revitalization resources established in 2001 and administered by the First Peoples’

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X Professor Ofelia Garcia

Professor Ofelia Garcia

City University of New York

Ofelia Garcia is a Professor of Urban Education and Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Professor Garcia’s work in the

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X Professor Juliette Blevins

Professor Juliette Blevins

City University of New York

Juliette Blevins is a Professor of Linguistics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Co-Director of the Endangered Language Alliance. Professor Blevins is an advocate for

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X Dr Joshua Bell

Dr Joshua Bell

National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution

Dr Bell is the Curator of Globalisation in the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Combining ethnographic fieldwork with research in

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X Dr Leilani Basham

Dr Leilani Basham

Hawaiian Studies and Hawaiian Language, University of Hawai‘i-West O‘ahu

Dr Leilani Basham is an alumni of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Dr Basham has a PhD in Political Science, a Master’s degree in the history of the Pacific Islands and a Bachelor’s degree in

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