Gareth O. Price

Visiting Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Program

External address: 
316 Language Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90259, Durham, NC 27708-0259
Phone: 
(919) 684-6561
Office Hours: 
Office hours are available by appointment, generally on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 3.30pm - 5.00pm.

Gareth is a sociolinguist and political sociologist who completed a jointly-supervised PhD at the University of Essex in 2009. Since 2010, he has taught in the Linguistics Program at Duke; his teaching includes the core course Introduction to Linguistics, as well as courses in language policy, critical discourse analysis, and language in social media. His research on neoliberalism and English-spread has been published in Language in Society and his book Language, Society and the State: From Colonization to Globalization in Taiwan is due to be published by de Gruyter Mouton in 2017. Gareth has written or been interviewed for various media outlets on language, society, and politics, including the Guardian, Huffington Post, Seattle Times, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Essex (UK) 2009