Paul Reed

Paul  Reed

Assistant Professor

Office Hours

Tuesday 10:00am-11:00am

Thursday 10:00am-11:00am


PhD, University of South Carolina, 2016
MA, University of Memphis, 2007
BA, Maryville College, 2004

Curriculum Vitae

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Research Interests

– Phonetic and sociophonetic variation in American English varieties, particularly vocalic and intonational variation
– Speech perception and speech processing
– How individual-level social attributes impact grammatical and phonetic variation
– Grammatical variation in Southern American Englishes and Appalachian Englishes

Selected Publications

Montgomery, A., P. E. Reed, K. A. Crass, H. I. Hubbard, and J. Stith (2014). The effects of mea- surement error and vowel removal on the locus equation measure of coarticulation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 136(5), 2747–2750.

Reed, P. E. (2014). Inter- and intra-generational monophthongization and Southern Appalachian Identity. Southern Journal of Linguistics 38(1), 159–193.

Reed, P. E. (In press). Appalachia, monophthongization, and intonation: Rethinking tradition. In: Language variation in the New South: Papers from LAVIS IV. Ed. by W. Wolfram, J. Reaser, and E. Wilbanks. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.