Language and Social Context

Rhosean Asmah

PhD Student

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Isaac L. Bleaman

Assistant Professor of Linguistics


Sociolinguistics, language variation and change, sociophonetics, sociosyntax, corpus methods, language contact, multilingualism, language planning, language and ethnicity, Yiddish, Jewish language varieties

Amber Galvano

PhD student
Sociophonetics, phonetics-phonology interface, speech & sexuality, speech perception and production, variation & change, language & positionality, Spanish Linguistics

Leanne Hinton

Professor Emerita of Linguistics

American Indian languages, endangered languages, language revitalization

Aurora Martinez Kane

PhD student

Sociolinguistics, Hispanic linguistics, language contact, language and embodiment, language and identity, language variation and change

Edwin Ko


Syntax, semantics, morphosyntax, language variation and change, historical and comparative linguistics, language documentation and revitalization, Alaska Native and Native American languages (especially Aleut, Crow, Hidatsa, and Northern Pomo)

Anna Macknick

PhD Student

Morphology, phonology, dialectal variation, language revitalization

Lev Michael

Professor of Linguistics

PhD, UT Austin

Anthropological linguistics, typology, documentation and description of Amazonian languages, South American historical and contact linguistics, language revitalization