Watson Institute at Brown University
Africa Initiative
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Victor Alabi

Victor Alabi

Visiting Lecturer in Language Studies

Biography

Victor Temitope Alabi joined Brown University in the fall of 2022. He has a B.A. in English from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, an M.A. in English (Language) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a concentration in African Languages from Indiana University Bloomington. Dr. Alabi was a Fulbright FLTA in the African Studies Program at Indiana University between 2014 and 2015. Before coming to Brown University, Dr. Alabi taught at Indiana University for 7 years, teaching Yoruba to undergraduate and graduate students at all levels. Currently, Dr. Alabi teaches at the Center for Language Studies, Department of World Languages and Cultures at Brown University. Dr. Alabi has published over ten research papers in peer-reviewed journals and books. His papers have appeared in Marang: Journal of Language and Literature, Yoruba Studies Review, and Issues in Intercultural Communication among others.