John Baugh

Professor of Psychology, Anthropology, Education, English, Linguistics, and African and African-American Studies
​Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MSSH, University of Pennsylvania
BA, Temple University
research interests:
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language, Equity and Environmental Change
  • Linguistic Profiling
  • Econolinguistics

contact info:

mailing address:

  • CB 1109
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Professor Baugh is a renowned linguistics expert who has published extensively in that field, as well as in legal affairs, sociology and urban studies.

Baugh's work bridges theoretical and applied linguistics, particularly in relation to policy and social equity. His primary research interest has been the social stratification of linguistic behavior in multicultural and multilingual nations.

For more information, visit John Baugh's department profile.

From our podcast:

Hold That Thought Podcast

You Are How You Sound

John Baugh continues his discussion of linguistic profiling and describes how he hopes his research will lead to policies that increase Americans' acceptance of linguistic diversity.