Dr. Emily McEwan-Fujita has been involved with Scottish Gaelic language and culture for over 30 years. She earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Chicago and has taught linguistic and cultural anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis, Loyola University Chicago, University of Pittsburgh, and Saint Mary's University. A former editor of the Small Languages and Small Language Communities section of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Dr. McEwan-Fujita now lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
"I'm glad that a new volume strong on Gaelic survival, persistence, and revitalization is now on offer, with due emphasis on social setting and social factors. Congratulations [to the author] on bringing such a strong body of work out in a form where it can be appreciated as a whole." --Dr. Nancy C. Dorian, Professor Emerita of Linguistics, Bryn Mawr College