To join the Status of Women in Linguistics Committee, email David Robinson, Director of Membership and Meetings.

Background

Established in 1974.

Charge

To monitor and advance the status of women in Linguistics.

Responsibilities

The work of the Committee includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Monitoring and advancing the status of women in linguistics.
  • Proposing to the Executive Committee LSA policies regarding the rights, opportunities, and needs of women in linguistics, as well as evaluating said policies.
  • Maintaining liaison with other organizations concerned with the status of women in linguistics and investigating possibilities for cooperating with such groups on specific projects.
  • Advocating for the Society's Guidelines for Inclusive Language, proposing revisions or additions to the Executive Committee as deemed appropriate.
  • Organizing professional development programming to assist women in advancing their careers as linguists.
  • Encouraging research on language and gender, as well as gender and sexuality.

Membership (open)

  • At least 6 members serving three-year terms.
  • At least one graduate and one undergraduate student member.

Committee Members 

  • Athulya Aravind, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2018)
  • Melissa Baese-Berk, University of Oregon, Chair (2020)
  • Elise Bell, University of Arizona (2018)
  • Ellen Broselow, Stony Brook University (2018)
  • Heather Burnett, CNRS-University of Paris, Diderot (2019)
  • Haley A. Butler, Tulane University (2018)
  • Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza, The Ohio State University (2018)
  • Yaima Centeno, University at Albany (2018)
  • Alicia Chatten, Washington University in St. Louis (2018)
  • Meghan Clayards, McGill University (2018)
  • Megan Crowhurst, University of Texas at Austin (2018)
  • Paola Cépeda, Stony Brook University (2018)
  • Marianna Di Paolo, University of Utah (2018)
  • Joyce Domogalla, Carleton College (2017)
  • Katharine Donelson, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • Laura Jo Downing, Goteborgs Universitet (2018)
  • Hadas Kotek, Yale University (2018)
  • Ivona Kucerova, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2018)
  • Mary Catherine Lavissière, University of Paris, Sorbonne (2018)
  • Sara Lundquist, University of Wisconsin (2018)
  • Monica Macaulay, University of Wisconsin (2018)
  • Miranda McCarvel, University of Utah (2018)
  • Gretchen McCulloch,  All Things Linguistic (2018)
  • Mythili Menon, Wichita State University (2018)
  • Maura O'Leary, University of California, Los Angeles (2020)
  • Katharina Pabst, University of Toronto (2018)
  • Evelyn Pulkowski, University of Iowa (2019)
  • Kathryn Remlinger, Grand Valley State University (2017)
  • Jessica Rett, UCLA (2018)
  • Julie Roberts, University of Vermont (2018)
  • Katherine Simeon, Northwestern University (2018)
  • Milena Sisovics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2019)
  • Kristen Syrett, Rutgers University (2017)
  • Margaret Thomas, Boston College (2017)
  • Jonnia Torres, University of Colorado at Boulder (2018)
  • Mary-Caitlyn Valentinsson, University of Arizona (2017)
  • Di Wdzenczny, University of California, Santa Barbara (2018)
  • Natalie Weber, University of British Columbia (2019)
  • Christine Weissglass, Florida State University (2018)
  • Susi Wurmbrand, University of Connecticut (2018)
  • Hong Yan, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2018)
  • Igor Yanovich, University of Tübingen (2017)
  • Michelle Yuan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2018)
  • Ann Zeng, University of California, Los Angeles (2018)

Executive Committee Liaison: Sharon Inkelas
Staff Liaison: Alyson Reed
WILMA Liaison: Julie Roberts

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