Contact Us

The Department of Linguistics, like all University of Toronto buildings, is currently closed to the public until further notice.

Most faculty, staff, and students are working remotely and are best contacted by email.
Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effect on the University of Toronto can be found here.

Questions about the department, including communications and media inquiries:

Kai Herzog-Hara, Graduate Office and Departmental Officer Assistant

If you are a current student, please be sure to include your student number in your email!

Questions about undergraduate admissions, courses, scheduling, or advising:


Current Linguistics undergraduate students with questions about courses, transfer equivalences, or prerequisites:

Professor Nathan Sanders, Associate Chair, Undergraduate

Questions about graduate admissions, funding, courses, scheduling, policies, or advising:

Kai Herzog-Hara, Graduate Office and Departmental Officer Assistant

Current Linguistics graduate students with questions about courses, transfer equivalences, or prerequisites; or graduate students from other departments wishing to take a linguistics course:

Professor Arsalan Kahnemuyipour, Graduate Coordinator

Questions about payroll, personnel, travel and SIG funding, or inter-departmental business matters:

Mary Hsu, Departmental Officer


The Department of Linguistics is located on the 4th floor of Sidney Smith Hall.

Our mailing address is:
Department of Linguistics
Sidney Smith Hall, 4th floor
100 St. George Street
Toronto ON, M5S 3G3

Department Hours

September - June:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 17:00
  • Friday: 9:00 - 15:00

July - August:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 16:30
  • Friday: 9:00 - 14:30

Staff Office Schedule (NOTE: All staff are working remotely until January 31, 2022)

Staff Member






Sali (Chair)


11:00am - 4:00pm


11:00am - 4:00pm


Mary (Business Officer)

9:00am - 3:00pm




9:00am - 3:00pm

Kai (Undergraduate Admin)

9:00am - 3:00pm


9:00am - 3:00pm