Lauren Hall-Lew



Hometown: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

Undergraduate: University of Arizona (BA in Linguistics, minor in Psychology, 2002, summa cum laude)

Postgraduate: Stanford University (PhD in Linguistics, 2009)

Previous post: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford.


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Undergraduate teaching

I am the Course Organiser and primary instructor for Sociolinguistics (Honours, LASC10002, Semester 1)

Postgraduate teaching

I currently teach on the following courses:

  • LASC11152: Sociolinguistic Research Design¬†(MSc, Semester 1)
  • LASC11001: Special Topics in Sociolinguistics (MSc, Semester 2)

I also convene the Sociolinguistics Reading Group and the LVC Research Group.


Open to PhD supervision enquiries?


Current PhD students supervised

Past PhD students supervised

  • Zac Boyd
  • Zuzana Elliott
  • Ruth Friskney
  • Daniel Lawrence
  • Ifigenia Papageorgiou

Research summary

sociolinguistics; sociophonetics; phonetic methods; English variation and change; language and ethnicity; language and tourism