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Gorrety Wawire

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Contact Information

4080 Foreign Language Building
707 S Mathews Ave,
Urbana, IL
Graduate Teaching Assistant


I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Linguistics Department.

Research Interests

Sociolinguistics and Linguistic Anthropology,  Ethnography and Discourse analysis, language, identity, race, and gender in Transnational communities, and Black and African Feminism


Bachelor of Arts in English and Literature, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya July 2013.

Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), University of Mississippi, Oxford May 2017.

Master of Arts in Linguistics, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 2020

Courses Taught

LING 250 

SWAH 201, 202, 403, 404