Susan Atkey

Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian


Research Themes:  Evolving Language in an Information Economy

Susan Atkey is a Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian at UBC Library, working with several departments affiliated with Language Sciences, including the Departments of Linguistics, Anthropology, French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, and Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies.

She has a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree from the iSchool at The University of British Columbia and a MA in Linguistics from the University of Calgary where she focused on the second language acquisition of phonology.

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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