National African Language Resource Center

 NALRC Faculty and Staff



Antonia-Profile-PixAntonia Folarin Schleicher is a Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. She is also the Executive Director of IU Joint Language Resource Centers and the Director of the United States National African Language Resource Center. In 2010, she received the UW-Madison Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award and the NCOLCTL Walton Award for a Lifetime Distinguished Career in support of less commonly taught languages. 
She has authored four textbooks and three multimedia CD-ROMs for the learning of Yoruba and has co-authored numerous textbooks for other African languages such as Swahili, Shona, and Pulaar ....Read More....


Executive Director


  JonpropixJohn O. Adeika graduated from Ahmadu Bello University at Zaria  in 1999 with B. Eng in Electrical engineering. He has a Masters in Science in Information Security and Assurance from Western Governors University, Indianapolis, Indiana. John has several Professional certifications in Information Technology. He is a certified Ethical Hacker, Forensics Investigator, CCNA, CompTIA Network+ , and GIAC 27000 Specialist, and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) .....Read More.....

 Assitant Director (Technology)




Froozan Safi is originally from Afghanistan. She has been working at IU since 2004 and now works for the Joint LRC of the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University, Bloomington.



  Our Graduate Assistant: The following graduate/undergraduate students are working/worked for the Center and are benefitting from the the Center's graduate assitanship in furtherance of their academic career. 

Terrin Tamatti

Ehineni Taiwo

Joyce Nyakato 

Nana Amoah

Victor Alabi

Temi Wright

Umar Ahmed

Ahmed Usman

Tulika Rastogi

Sreeja Venkata

Melissa Brazle

Vinay Shanthagiri

Sindura Pudota

Stacie Lambert

Abubakar Idris

Nana Aba Bentsil

Micheal Walker


Matthew Ajibade

Yewande Aluko

Savannah Harrison

  Resource Developer: The center maintained over 20 resource develpers in different Less Commonly Taught Languages who are working contnuosly to ensure that learning resourcing are available to American Instructors, Students, Scholars, and individual who are interested in LCTL aquisition. The Center is still on the look out for more developers, if you are interested in developing matrials for us in any AF and LCTL, kindly shoot us an email and we will be glad to work with you
  Trainers and Workshop Participants: For each academic session, the center have an average of 45 to 50  trainers coming to our training institute for their professional development and the advancement of LCTL education.