Leonel Tadjo Fongang is doing research in the areas Comparative morphosyntax, Syntax-morphology interface, Syntax-semantics interface, Information structure and the syntax-phonology interface, A-bar movement.

  • since May 2020
  • Doctoral student in the Research Training Programme Interaction of grammatical building blocks
  • 2013 – 2017
    MA in theoretical linguistics, The University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon
    MA Thesis: Movement transformations in non-native Englishes: A comparative analysis of Cameroon English (CamE) and Nigerian English (NigE)
  • 2009 – 2012
    BA in Bilingual Studies (English and French), The University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon


  • Fongang, L.
    The morphosyntax of the exhaustive focus particle na in Cameroon Pidgin English (CPE)
    In: Nordic Journal of African Studies 28(3). []. 2019.
  • Fongang, L.
    Wh-in-situ in Cameroonian English (CamE): A study from a minimalist perspective and some pedagogic implications
    In: TESOL International Journal (English as an International Language Journal) 11(2), 56-76. 2016.