Emmanuel, Ngué Um
Dr. Emmanuel Ngué Um is a linguist and a language activist. Since 2018, he has served as Head of the Department of Cameroonian Languages and Cultures at the Higher Teacher Training College of Bertoua, East Region, Cameroon. He has previously been Senior Lecturer in Cameroonian Languages and Cultures at the Higher Teacher Training College of Yaoundé, 2013-2018. Dr. Ngue Um is also the Director of the Archive of Languages and Oral Resources of Africa (ALORA), hosted at the International Center for Research and Documentation on African Traditions and Languages (CERDOTOLA). He has been involved in language preservation for 11 years and has been awarded several research grants, including a major grant with ELDP.