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Name: William  Labov
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
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State and/or Country: PA
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Principles of Linguistic Change: Volume 1: Internal Factors
 Principles of Linguistic Change Volume II
 The Atlas of North American English
 The Social Stratification of English in New York City
 Principles of Linguistic Change
 The Language of Life and Death
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Atlas of North American English
 The Language of Life and Death
Dissertation Director * of: Pronunciation Modeling in Speech Synthesis
(Corey Miller, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Effect of Geographic Mobility on the Retention of a Local Dialect
(David Bowie, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Stability and Change Along a Dialect Boundary: The low vowels of Southeastern New England
(Daniel Johnson, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Socioeconomic Aspects of Linguistic Variation in Polish
(Lukasz Abramowicz, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Linguistic Change and Stabilization in the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood
(Suzanne Wagner, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Social and Linguistic Predictors of the Outcomes of Borrowing in the Speech Community of Montréal
(Michael Friesner, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Sociolinguistic Study of the Regional French of Normandy
(Damien Hall, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Dialect Boundaries and Phonological Change in Upstate New York
(Aaron Dinkin, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language Shift and the Speech Community: Sociolinguistic change in a Garifuna community in Belize
(Maya Ravindranath, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Penelope Eckert, Linguistic variation as social practice.
What is a reading error?
The effect of outliers on the perception of sound change
The role of African Americans in Philadelphia sound change

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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