Language and Social Context

Shweta Akolkar

PhD student

Semantics, syntax, cognition, language variation and change, language documentation, Bishnupriya Manipuri

Isaac L. Bleaman

Assistant Professor of Linguistics

PhD, NYU

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

Julianne Kapner

PhD student

Sociolinguistics, language documentation, methodology: variation and change in under-documentated languages; social justice, community engagement, and community-benefitting research methodologies

Edwin Ko

PhD student

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

Tzintia Montano Ramirez

PhD student

Otomanguean languages, especially Mixtec of Puebla

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