Dr Sarah Ogilvie

Senior Research Fellow

Sarah Ogilvie is originally from Australia where she studied for a BSc in Computer Science and Pure Mathematics at University of Queensland, and an MA in Linguistics at Australian National University (ANU), before completing a doctorate in Linguistics at Oxford University.

She is a Senior Research Fellow at HMC and a linguist and lexicographer who works at the intersection of technology and the humanities, specializing in both endangered languages and their revitalization, and in dictionaries and their creation. Her books include Words of the World: a global history of the Oxford English Dictionary (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and Keeping Languages Alive (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

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