Geoffrey Sampson (1944, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire) is Professor of Natural Language Computing in the Department of Informatics, University of Sussex, England. Year 1944 ( MCMXLIV) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Broxbourne is a Commuter town in the Broxbourne borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England with a population of 13298 in 2001 Hertfordshire (ˈhɑːtfədʃə(r, abbreviated Herts) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in the East region of Informatics is the science of Information, the practice of Information processing, and the engineering of Information systems. The University of Sussex is a British Campus university which is situated next to the East Sussex village of Falmer, and is from Brighton England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland
He was educated at Bristol Grammar School and graduated in Oriental studies from St John's College, Cambridge, followed by study at Yale University in the Linguistics and Engineering & Applied Science departments. Bristol Grammar School is a Co-educational independent school in Clifton, Bristol, England. Orientalism refers to the imitation or depiction of aspects of Eastern cultures in the West by writers designers and artists and can also refer to a sympathetic stance St John's College, an institution known formally as The Master Fellows and Scholars of the College of St John the Evangelist in the University of Cambridge is a Linguistics is the scientific study of Language, encompassing a number of sub-fields 
His academic career has included work in Oriental languages, linguistics and computing, with side interests in philosophy and political and economic thought. There is a wide variety of Languages spoken throughout Asia, comprising a number of families and some unrelated isolates Linguistics is the scientific study of Language, encompassing a number of sub-fields Computing is usually defined like the activity of using and developing Computer technology Computer hardware and software. Philosophy is the study of general problems concerning matters such as existence knowledge truth beauty justice validity mind and language Economics is the social science that studies the production distribution, and consumption of goods and services. He lectured at the London School of Economics, the University of Lancaster and the University of Leeds before moving to Sussex in 1991. The London School of Economics and Political Science, more commonly referred to as The London School of Economics or LSE, is a specialist college of the Lancaster University (officially " The University of Lancaster " is a British University in Lancaster, Lancashire, The University of Leeds is a major teaching and research University in Leeds, West Yorkshire; one of the largest in the United Kingdom with Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. 
He has most recently attracted attention for his academic criticism of the nativist movement in linguistics, represented by academics such as Noam Chomsky, Jerry Fodor and Steven Pinker. For nativism as a political force see Nativism. In the field of Psychology, nativism is the view that certain skills or abilities Avram Noam Chomsky (noʊm ˈtʃɑmski born December 7 1928 is an American linguist, Philosopher, cognitive scientist, Political Jerry Alan Fodor (born 1935 in New York City, New York) is an American philosopher and cognitive scientist. Steven Arthur Pinker (born September 18 1954 is a prominent Canadian - American experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, and author Sampson is particularly critical of Pinker's 1994 book The Language Instinct, which he has subjected to sustained commentary in his book The 'Language Instinct' Debate, the first edition of which, published in 1997, was entitled Educating Eve. The Language Instinct is a book by Steven Pinker, published in 1994. According to Sampson, Pinker has not publicly addressed these criticisms. 
Sampson was a Conservative member of Wealden District Council (2001-2). The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is a Political party in the United Kingdom. History Wealden District was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by the merger of the Hailsham and Uckfield Rural District He resigned this position after he was attacked by Labour Party and Liberal Democrat ministers and councillors for publishing on his website an article, There's Nothing Wrong With Racism (Except the Name), containing a number of racially sensitive claims. The Labour Party is a Political party in the United Kingdom. Founded at the start of the 20th century it has been since the 1920s the principal party of the The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal Political party in the United Kingdom, formed in 1988 by merging the The outcome was subsequently endorsed by Conservative Central Office as "in the best interests of all concerned . Conservative Campaign Headquarters (CCHQ formerly known as Conservative Central Office (CCO is the headquarters of the British Conservative Party . . the Conservative party is opposed to all forms of racial discrimination".