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Professor Aloysius Ngefac

Sociolinguistics

University of Yaounde 1



Aloysius Ngefac is Associate Professor of English and Sociolinguistics at the Advanced College of Education of the University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon, and holds a PhD and many other academic and professional certificates from the same institution. He has diverse teaching and research interests, including English linguistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, ELT and creolistics.

He has won many international awards, including an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (Germany), Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship for Senior Researchers (USA), DAAD Summer School of Cologne Award (Germany), DAAD Doctoral Scholarship (Germany) and DAAD Postdoctoral Scholarship (Germany).

He has given guest lectures at universities across the United States and Germany, including the University of Pennsylvania, City University of New York, Drexel University, and Humboldt University of Berlin. He has also attended conferences in Denver, San Francisco, New York, Freiburg, and elsewhere.

He is the author of Social Differentiation in Cameroon English (New York: Peter Lang, 2008), Sociolinguistic and Structural Aspects of Cameroon Creole English (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016), and more than 19 scholarly articles, which have appeared in international frontline journals.