Language Variation & Cognition Lab

Current lab members


Meredith Tamminga is the lab director and an Assistant Professor of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014.


Ava Creemers is a graduate student in Linguistics. Her primary research interests lie within psycholinguistics, and in particular the processing of morphologically complex words..


Wei Lai is a graduate student in Linguistics. Her research interests include speech production and perception and the suprasegmental part of speech.


Ruaridh Purse is a graduate student in Linguistics. His primary interests lie within phonetics and phonology, with particular emphasis on the articulatory realities of variable phenomena and exploring systematic articulatory variation.


Lacey Wade is a graduate student in Linguistics. She is primarily interested in language variation and change and the relationship between production and perception.


Yosiane White is a graduate student in Linguistics. Her research interests include socio- and psycholinguistic models related to language variation in accents and dialects.


Lab alumni