Sarah Ogilvie

Sarah Ogilvie teaches at the University of Oxford, and specializes in language, dictionaries, and technology. As a lexicographer she has been an editor at the Oxford English Dictionary and was Chief Editor of Oxford Dictionaries in Australia. As a technologist she has worked in Silicon Valley at Lab 126, Amazon's innovation lab, where she was part of the team that developed the Kindle. She originally studied computer science and mathematics before taking her doctorate in Linguistics at the University of Oxford, and then taught at Cambridge and Stanford.

Past Events

5 Speakers, 15 Minutes Each - September 2023

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Join 5x15 in September to hear about the world of animal senses, a murky tale of invention & murder, the power of recovery, Coco Chanel, and the unsung heroes who created the OED.