The LSA Executive Committee congratulates the following new Officer and Executive Committee Members who will commence their terms after the 2024 LSA Annual Meeting:

You can read more about them below. All the new and current members of the Executive Committee will be at the 2024 LSA Annual Meeting and they hope to see you in New York.


Professor Heidi Harley

Heidi Harley is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona, and is also affiliated with the Cognitive Science program, the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching program, the American Indian Studies program, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Her primary research interests are in morphology, syntax and lexical semantics, which she has mostly studied using elicited and introspective grammaticality judgments. Read more


Dr. Hadas Kotek

Dr. Hadas Kotek is Senior Data Scientist with Apple, Siri Natural Language Understanding, and a Research Affiliate with MIT Linguistics. She held a Mellon fellowship at McGill University and teaching positions at Yale University and New York University, before moving to the tech industry. Read more

Professor Jennifer Nycz

Jennifer Nycz is an Associate Professor, the Director of Undergraduate Studies, and head of the Sociolinguistics program in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University. She is a sociophonetician interested in accent change due to mobility, quantitative methods in sociolinguistics, and how place identity influences the way people use language. Read more

John Starr

John R. Starr is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Linguistics at Cornell University, where he is advised by Dr. Marten van Schijndel. Broadly, John's research engages with both formal and empirical approaches to phonology, computational linguistics, and psycholinguistics. Read more