John McWhorter teaches linguistics, philosophy, & music history at Columbia University. He’s also the host of Slate’s language podcast Lexicon Valley, and is a Contributing Editor at The Atlantic.
John has written about twenty books over the years — some about language and linguistics, and some about race issues. He’s also created five courses for the Great Courses on language and linguistics.
He’s also written for New Republic, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post & The Wall Street Journal.