Anthony Paul Grant

Portrait of Anthony Paul  Grant

Anthony P. Grant (b. 1962, USA) is a linguist whose research has been focusing on language contact, language interweaving, loan-words, 'creolization', across the world and particularly in Southeast Asia.

Professor of linguistics at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, GB, he gained a PhD (on Agglutinated Nominals in Creole French) at the University of Bradford, he has been exploring linguistic matters such as L anguage, Culture and Ideology, Human and Animal Communication, and created Britain’s first ever module on Native North American languages.

Author of over 150 articles on linguistics and ethno-linguistics, he edited in 2020 the Oxford Handbook of Language Contact.