Professor Lüpke was the principal investigator on the project and led a large international and interdisciplinary team of researchers and support staff. The team consisted of three post-doctoral fellows based at SOAS: Dr Alexander Cobbinah, Dr Abbie Hantgan, and Dr Rachel Watson. A total of six PhD students worked on topics related to multilingualism: Samantha Goodchild, Chelsea Krajcik, and Miriam Weidl were based at SOAS, while Marguerite Dieme, Tricia Manga, and Cheikh Sadibou Sambou were based at the Université Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal. Overseeing the project in Senegal as project coordinator was Dr Alain-Christian Bassène, who is also Head of Department of Linguistics at the Univeristé Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar. Anne-Laure Vieillé served as the overall project coordinator, based in the UK at SOAS.