• Ron Simango (Professor and Head of Department)
    Research areas: Syntax, contact linguistics
  • Mark de Vos (Associate Professor)
    Research areas: Syntax, literacy


  • William Bennett (Senior Lecturer)
    Research areas: Phonology, African languages
  • Ian Siebörger (Senior Lecturer)
    Research areas: Systemic Functional Linguistics, Legitimation Code Theory, media discourses
  • Tracy Probert
    Research areas: Psycholinguistics, literacy
  • Mbali Jiyane
    Research areas: Psycholinguistics, morphosyntax, Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Tracy Kitchen
    Research areas: Systemic Functional Linguistics, linguistics in education
  • Kelly Kilian
    Research areas: Sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, phonetics



Professor Emeritus

Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Fellow



Doctoral students


Master's students

 The English Language and Linguistics 3 class of 2017 with staff members

Department staff and Linguistics 3 students, 2017


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