From PhD to language coach for First Nations languages

Dr. Sonja Thoma first became interested in language documentation and revitalization while completing her Linguistics doctorate at UBC in 2016.

With her company Linguistics in the Wild, Dr. Thoma now freelances as a consultant for various projects, including ones that support First Nations languages. She discusses her work as a language coach for the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC), how she got the job, and shares career advice for current graduate students.

For the full story, visit the UBC Language Sciences website.

Wednesday, 21 April 2021