Gregory Anderson

Global Perspectives Guest Speaker

National Geographic Society Fellow Gregory Anderson is a linguist and leading authority on endangered languages. As a founder and co-research leader of the Society’s Enduring Voices Project, he works to document, preserve, and revitalize threatened languages. 

An experienced fieldworker, Dr. Anderson has studied indigenous languages around the world, from Kyrgyzstan and Nigeria to Paraguay and Papua New Guinea. He has written ten books and is a subject with NG Fellow David Harrison of the acclaimed documentary film The Linguists.

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