Erica Britt

Erica Britt

Associate Teaching Professor, Program in Linguistics
Ph.D. in Linguistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011

Office: Modern Languages Bldg., Rm 106

Dr. Britt completed her Ph.D. in Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011. Dr. Britt is a sociolinguist and discourse analyst, and her work focuses on the use of African American Language in public and political life. Her work has been published in a number of leading journals and scholarly volumes including Language in Society, The Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, and The Oxford Handbook of African American Language. She has also developed an oral history project, the Vehicle City Voices Project, that explores the intersections of language, history, and everyday life in Flint, Michigan.

Courses taught in Linguistics

LING 201 Foundations of Linguistics (same as ANT 203)
LING 333 Language, Gender and Sexuality (same as as ANT 325, WGS 333)