Doris Payne

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of African Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3894
  • Office: 271 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: SPRING Tuesdays 1-3PM and By Appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Latin American Studies, OCIAS
  • Website: Website
  • Curriculum Vitae


Wheaton College. 1974. (BS in Mathematics). Univ of Texas-Arlington. 1976. (MA in Linguistics). UCLA. 1985. (PhD in Linguistics)



My research focuses on description and documentation of minority languages, especially South American and East African languages.