Dr. Darin Flynn


Research Themes:  Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism

Darin Flynn is Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics at the University of Calgary, in the Treaty 7 territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuut’ina and Iyethka (Îyârhe Nakoda). He teaches, supervises and does research mainly on phonology and on Indigenous languages in Canada. He also helps to train Indigenous language teachers, community linguists and other professionals, at the Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute at the University of Alberta since 2004, and in the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program at the University of British Columbia since 2010.

Research Interests

Phonology, indigenous languages, sociolinguistics.

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that UBC’s campuses are situated within the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and in the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples.

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