A number of people work and conduct research in the LVC Lab.  Much of our work focuses on sociolinguistic and sociophonetic variation, but a unifying theme centers on the empirical study of variable features of human language.

Lab members


The LVC crew attends a Eugene Emeralds game

  • Tyler Kendall, PhD (Director) [ Lab website | Main website ]
  • Charlotte Vaughn, PhD (Affiliated Faculty) [ Main website ]
  • Charlie Farrington (PhD Candidate) [ Lab website ]
  • Jason McLarty (PhD Candidate) [ Lab website ]
  • Nate Severance (PhD Student) [ site ]
  • Kaylynn Gunter (PhD Student)
  • Shelby Arnson (Post-Bac Researcher) [Lab website]
  • Emma Mullen (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
  • Lucas Jensen (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
  • Jess Williams (Undergraduate Research Assistant)

Lab alumni/ae

  • Brooke Josler (Research Assistant) [Lab website]
  • Ivanete Mileski (PhD Student at PUCRS | Visiting lab member in Fall 2015 ) [ Research Gate site ]
  • Danielle Barth, PhD (now ANU) [ site ]
  • Prakaiwan Vajrabhaya, PhD (now PostDoc at RWTH Aachen University)
  • Craig Fickle, BA (Undergraduate research assistant 2012-2013, graduated 2013)
Lab members waiting and pondering

Lab members waiting and pondering