#4752 Overall Influence

John McWhorter

American academic and linguist


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From Wikipedia

John Hamilton McWhorter V is an American linguist and associate professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University, where he teaches linguistics, American studies, philosophy, and music history. He is the author of a number of books on language and on race relations, and his writing has appeared in many prominent magazines. His research specializes on how creole languages form and how language grammars change as the result of sociohistorical phenomena.

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Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

Rutgers University

Multi-campus American public research university in New Jersey, United States

New York University

Private research university in New York City

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#161 World Rank
#1320 World Rank