Contact Us

Department of Linguistics

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:

Colin Gibson, Undergraduate Secretary

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 - 14:00

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 - 2:00 pm

Kai (Graduate Officer)

9:00am - 3:00pm


9:00am - 3:00pm



Colin (Undergraduate Secretary)


9:00am - 3:00pm


9:00am - 3:00 pm 



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