I am a PhD candidate in Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. I received my Master's in Sociolinguistics from North Carolina State University in 2015. 

My primary research interests include:

  • language variation and change

  • sociolinguistic cognition

  • sociophonetics/phonology

  • production-perception relationships

I am affiliated with the Language Variation and Cognition Lab and the Cultural Evolution of Language Lab at Penn. 

I am a PhD candidate in Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. I received my Master's in Sociolinguistics from North Carolina State University in 2015. 

My primary research interests include:

  • language variation and change

  • sociolinguistic cognition

  • sociophonetics/phonology

  • production-perception relationships

I am affiliated with the Language Variation and Cognition Lab and the Cultural Evolution of Language Lab at Penn. 

LSA Talks

Jan 5, 2020

I presented some of my dissertation research showing that "Speakers converge toward variants they haven't heard: The case of Southern monophthongal /ay/" at the LSA annual meeting.