Dr. Robert Bayley

Project Co-Director University of California -Davis, Department of Linguistics

Black ASL Project


Robert Bayley is a Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Davis. He has conducted research on variation in English, Spanish, ASL, and Chinese, as well as ethnographic research in Latino communities in California and Texas. His books include Language as cultural practice: Mexicanos en el norte (2002, with Sandra Schecter) and Sociolinguistic variation: Theories, methods, and applications (2007, ed. with Ceil Lucas).