Fiona Mc Laughlin

Associate Professor of Linguistics & African Languages

I have a joint appointment between the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and the Department of Linguistics, where I currently serve as chair.  I am an affiliate faculty member of the Center for African Studies and the Center for Global Islamic Studies, and I am also a research affiliate of the Sahel Research Group.

Areas of Interest/Research

  • Sociolinguistics of urban Africa
  • Multilingualism and language contact
  •  Phonology and morphology of Atlantic languages
  • Language and Islam in Africa


Contact Information

Phone: (352) 294-7458 or (352) 392-4829
Office: 4131 Turlington and 305 Pugh

Office Mailing Address
4131 Turlington Hall
PO Box 115454
Gainesville, FL 32611-5454