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In Memoriam

This page is dedicated to the memory of individuals that made great contributions to the study of African American English and related fields.

To learn more about their lives and work, click on the scholar’s name.

Dr. Fay Vaughn-Cooke (Jan. 5, 1947 – Oct. 20, 2010)

Dr. Margaret Wade-Lewis (July 18, 1945 – Dec. 30, 2009)

Dr. Gary Simpkins (Mar. 3, 1943 – Aug. 26, 2009)

Dr. Richard Allsopp (Jan. 1923 – June 2009)

J.L. Dillard (1924 – 2009)

Dr. Dolores Straker (Sept. 1947 – April 4, 2008)

Professor William A. Stewart (Sept. 12, 1930 – 2002 Mar. 25, 2002)

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Belinda Watson permalink
    February 10, 2013 5:33 pm

    Have not read any of the Scholars name but I do appreciate this availability. Thank You

  2. lackawanda permalink
    August 4, 2015 10:11 pm

    Thanks for mentioning my brother’s contribution: Frank Simpkins.

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