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Linguistics Program


An ADS Presidential Honorary Member

Lauren Colomb, a PhD student in sociolinguistics, has been awarded a 2016 Presidential Honorary Membership in the American Dialect Society.

Lauren Colomb, a PhD student in sociolinguistics, has been awarded a 2016 Presidential Honorary Membership in the American Dialect Society. An excerpt from the award letter says “You show much promise of continuing contributions to our field and to the American Dialect Society; this award is our way of encouraging you in such endeavors.” Lauren is the second student from our PhD program (after Paul Reed, 2013) to receive this honor. Congratulations, Lauren!