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Curriculum Vitae, Joan Houston Hall

 

 

JOAN HOUSTON HALL

 

                                  Chief Editor, Dictionary of American Regional English

 

2724 Regent Street                                                                                           6121 Helen White Hall

Madison, WI 53705                                                                                                600 N. Park Street

(608) 238-7490                                                                                                    Madison, WI 53706

jdhall@wisc.edu                                                                                                         (608) 263-2744

 

                                                                   EDUCATION

 

Ph.D., Emory University, 1976.

Dissertation: A Phonological Survey of Rural Southeast Georgia Speech.

M.A., Emory University, 1971.

B.A., The College of Idaho, 1968.

 

                                                                EMPLOYMENT

 

Chief Editor, Dictionary of American Regional English, 2000–present; Associate Editor, 1979–1999; Assistant Editor, 1975–1978.

Lecturer, UW–Madison English Department, 1987–1997, “Structure of English for Teachers.”

Instructor in Dialectology, The College of Idaho, Winter 1971; Summer 1973.

Teaching Assistant, Emory University English Department, 1970–1972.

Fieldworker for the Dialect Survey of Rural Georgia, 1968–1971.

 

                                                     HONORS/GRANTS/AWARDS

I.  Honors

 

Recipient of 2013 Emory Medal

Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, The College of Idaho, 2012.

Named “Distinguished Scientist,” UW–Madison, 2011.

Named “Fellow” of the Dictionary Society of North America, 2009.

President, 2005–2007, and Vice-President, 2003–2005, of the American Dialect Society.

Panel of judges for the Urdang-DSNA Award (Dictionary Society of North America), 2001.

President, 1999–2001, Vice-President, 1997–1999, of the Dictionary Society of North America.

Named "Distinguished Alumna” of The College of Idaho, 1987.

Honor Society, The College of Idaho, 1968.

 

II. Grants

                                                     Grants from Federal Agencies

 

As Principal Investigator for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

As Co-Principal Investigator for NEH

2013-2015

$330,000

1997–1999

$700,000

2010-2012

$350,000

1995–1997

$700,000

2009-2010

$350,000

1993–1995

$757,578

2007–2009

$750,000

1991–1993

$700,000

2005–2007

$600,000

1989–1991

$690,100

2003–2005

$700,000

 

 

2001–2003

$700,000

 

 

1999–2001

$700,000

 

 

1992–1996

$114,058

 

 

 

 

 

As Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation (NSF)

As Co-Principal Investigator for NSF

2011–2013

$253,824

1994–1998

$232,000

2009–2011

$295,000

1990–1994

$200,000

2007–2009

$300,000

 

 

2005–2007

$300,000

 

 

2003–2005

$300,000

 

 

2002–2003

$150,000

 

 

1998–2002

$300,000

 

 

 

 

                                     Grants and Gifts from Foundations, Funds, Trusts

                                                (Cumulative gifts of $10,000 or larger)

 

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

2011-2013

$500,000

 

2008–2010

$550,000

 

2003–2008

$500,000

 

1993–1998 (3 grants)

$850,000

Franklin Philanthropic Foundation

1998–2012(15 gifts)

$890,000

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

1993–2005 (10 gifts)

$250,000

Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

1996–2013 (12 gifts)

$255,000

John C. Sime Trust

2000–2004 (3 gifts)

$137,487

Carnegie Corporation of New York

2005

$100,000

Salus Mundi Foundation

2002–2005 (3 gifts)

$100,000

Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation

2002

$  50,000

Connemara Fund

1994–2013 (10 gifts)

$  56,000

Grace Jones Richardson Trust

1997–2008 (7 gifts)

$  35,000

Furthermore, a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund

2001–2008 (4 gifts)

$  30,000

The Brittingham Fund, Inc.

2000–2014 (9 gifts)

$  40,000

New York Times Co. Foundation

1988–2010 (13 grants)

$  39,500

Vital Projects Fund, Inc.

2008–2009 (2 gifts)

$  50,000

Hillsdale Fund, Inc.

1997

$  15,000

Charles A. Dana Foundation

1998

$  10,000

Hamilton Roddis Foundation

2000–2001

$  10,000

H.W. Wilson Foundation

2000

$  10,000

 

 

 

III.  Awards

 

Igniter award from Discovery to Product, to develop API for digital version of DARE, 2014.

UW-Madison Graduate School award (Salary and benefits for fall semester), 2014.  

Dartmouth Medal presented to DARE by the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association, 2013

UW-Madison Graduate School award (Review Editor’s salary and benefits for fall semester), 2013.

UW-Madison Graduate School award (Project Assistant for 12 months at 50%), 2012-2013.

UW System Regents Academic Staff Excellence Award (to DARE academic staff), 2011.

UW–Madison Graduate School award (Salary and benefits for fall semester), 2011.

UW–Madison Graduate School award (Salary and benefits for 75% proofreader), 2010-2011.

UW–Madison Graduate School award (Salary and benefits for fall semester), 2008.

UW–Madison Graduate School award (Project Assistant for 11 months at 33%), 2006–2007.

Laurence Urdang–DNSA award for project in lexicography, 2006.

UW–Madison Graduate School award (Project Assistant for 12 months at 50%), 2005–2006.

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research, 2004.

UW–Madison Graduate School award (Project Assistant for 11 months at 50%), 2002–2003.

UW-Madison Graduate School award (salary for two months), 1998–1999.

VERBATIM–DSNA award for project in lexicography, 1996.

Teaching Fellowships, Emory University, 1970–1972.

University Fellowship, Emory University, 1968–1969.

 

 

 

                                               PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

 

I.  Books Edited

 

Dictionary of American Regional English, digital version. Cambridge: Belknap P of Harvard UP, 2013.

Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume VI, Contrastive Maps, Index to Entry Labels, Questionnaire and Fieldwork Data. With Luanne von Schneidemesser. Cambridge: Belknap P of Harvard UP, 2013.

Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume V (Sl–Z). Cambridge: Belknap P of Harvard UP, 2012.

Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume IV (P–Sk). Cambridge: Belknap P of Harvard UP, 2002.

Dictionary of American Regional English Vol. III (I-O), with Frederic G. Cassidy. Cambridge: Belknap P of Harvard UP, 1996.

Dictionary of American Regional English Vol. II (D-H), with Frederic G. Cassidy. Cambridge: Belknap P of Harvard UP, 1991.

Old English and New: Essays in Language and Literature in Honor of Frederic G. Cassidy, with Nick Doane and Dick Ringler.  New York: Garland, 1992.

 

II.  Articles, Book Chapters

 

“The South in DARE Revisited.” With Luanne von Schneidemesser. In New Perspectives on Language Variety in the South: Historical and Contemporary Approaches. Eds. Michael D. Picone and Catherine Evans Davies. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2015, 301-10.

“New Suckers from the Old Root.” In Contours of English. Eds. Anne Curzan, Michael Adams. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2011, 168-90.

“The View from the Letter Z.” Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 31 (2010): 98–106.

Dictionary of American Regional English.” In Volume 5, Language, of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Eds. Michael Montgomery and Ellen Johnson. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2007, 13–33.

“How Much of a Good Thing is too Much?” Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 27 (2006):149–154.

Foreword to From Ulster to America. Ed. Michael B. Montgomery. Belfast, Northern Ireland: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2006, xv–xvi.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” In Language in the USA: Perspectives for the 21st Century. Eds. Edward Finegan, John Rickford. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004, 92–112.

“Needed Research in American Dialects: Regional Lexicon: DARE and Beyond.” Publication of the American Dialect Society 88 (2003):49–56.

“Americanisms.” With Frederic G. Cassidy. In The Cambridge History of the English Language. Volume VI: English in North America. Ed. John Algeo.  Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001, 184–218.

“Frederic Gomes Cassidy.” Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 22 (2001): 1–25.

“Evaluation of Controlled Vocabulary Resources for Development of a Consumer Entry Vocabulary for Diabetes.” With Timothy B. Patrick, Harpreet K. Monga, MaryEllen C. Sievert, and Daniel R. Longo. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2001;3(3):e24.

“Packaging LAGS for DARE.” In From the Gulf States and Beyond: The Legacy of Lee Pederson and LAGS. Eds. Michael B. Montgomery and Thomas E. Nunnally. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1998, 76–89.

"LAGS and DARE: A Case of Mutualism." In Language Variety in the South Revisited. Eds. Cynthia Bernstein, Thomas Nunnally, Robin Sabino. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1997, 297–308.

“Forum: Dialect Labeling in Dictionaries.” Ed. and Introduction. Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 18 (1997):94–189.

"Caught in the Web of Change." In Methods in Dialectology. Ed. Alan R. Thomas. Clevedon, England and Philadelphia: Multilingual Matters Ltd., 1988, 557–68.

"Black Speech: Lexical Evidence in DARE." In Language Variety in the South. Eds. Michael B. Montgomery and Guy H. Bailey. University: U of Alabama P, 1986, 319–32.

"A Lexical Survey of the Snake River Region." In Idaho Folklife. Ed. Louie W. Attebery. Salt Lake City: U of Utah P, 1985, 12–28.

"DARE--The View from the Letter F." Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 1 (1979):25–46.

"Biracial Dialectology: Six Years into the Georgia Survey." With Lee Pederson and Grace S. Rueter. Journal of English Linguistics 9 (Mar 1975):18–25.

 

III.  Reviews, Notes

 

“How to Speak American.” A “My Turn” essay for Newsweek Magazine 9 Aug, 2010, 10.

Reviewed the accuracy of dialect representation in a book being considered for the 2008 Newbery Award (at the request of the Children’s Cooperative Book Center), Dec, 2007.

“Wisconsin Book Festival 2007: Joan Houston Hall speaks.” Isthmus: The Daily Page, 28 Sept, 2007. http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=9151.

Reviewed the effectiveness of regional dialect characterizations in a book being considered for a Newbery Award (at the request of the Children’s Cooperative Book Center), Oct, 2003.

Rev. of Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography, by Sidney I. Landau. Journal of English Linguistics 31 (2003): 184–89.

“Bobbasheely.” American Speech 75 (2000): 375–77.

“Obituary: Frederic G. Cassidy.” English World-Wide 21.2 (2000): 305-7.

“Bumfuzzled?” With Frederic G. Cassidy. New York Times Magazine 6 Aug, 2000: 22–24.

“Professor Frederic Cassidy.” Independent [London] 23 June, 2000: 6.

DARE—More than Halfway There.” Verbatim 23.4 (1998): 7–8.     

Rev. of "Heartland" English: Variation and Transition in the American Midwest, ed. Timothy C. Frazer. Journal of English Linguistics 24.4 (1996):373–80.

Rev. of Language of the Underworld, by David W. Maurer. South Atlantic Quarterly 82 (1983): 341–42.

Rev. of American Talk, Where Our Words Came From, by J.L. Dillard. Journal of English Linguistics 12 (Mar 1978):71–75.

Rev. of A Glossary of Faulkner's South, by Calvin S. Brown. American Speech 51 (1976): 238–43.

 

IV.  Conference and Other Presentations

 

“Tools for Research and Practice: Dictionary of American Regional English.” Invited lecture at the conference of the Third Coast Consortium for Biomedical and Health Informatics, Milwaukee School of Engineering, 18 Apr, 2015.

“From Adam’s housecat to zydeco–the vitality of American regional English.” Annual George Story lecture at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland, 25 Sept, 2013.

“Everyday Language and Science.” Presentation for the Mendota Seminar, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 23 June, 2013.

“Ongoing Work at DARE.” With Luanne von Schneidemesser at the annual meeting of the American Dialect Society, 3 Jan, 2013.

“Words Along the Way.” Commencement address at The College of Idaho, 12 May, 2012.

“Celebrating the Publication of the Dictionary of American Regional English.” Chaired session and responded to the three papers at the annual meeting of the American Dialect Society, 4 Jan, 2012.

“Are Dialects Melting Like Butter on a Stove?” Keynote speech at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association, Cape Breton University, Sydney, Nova Scotia, 4 Nov, 2011.

“Who Needs DARE?” Plenary presentation at the 55th Annual Conference of the International Linguistic Association, New Paltz, NY, 17 Apr, 2010.

“Word-Finding Tests and the Dictionary of American Regional English.” Presentation at the annual convention of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Boston, 15 Nov, 2007.

“Why Bother Studying American English Dialects?” Luncheon address at the annual meeting of the American Dialect Society, Anaheim, CA, 6 Jan, 2007.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” Symposium for the 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Madison, WI, 29 July, 2005.

“The South in DARE Revisited.” with Luanne von Schneidemesser, at the conference Language Variety in the South III: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Tuscaloosa, AL, 16 Apr, 2004.

“Why Bother Studying Dialects?” Plenary presentation at the 48th Annual Conference of the International Linguistic Association, New York, NY, 5 Apr, 2003.

"The Dictionary of American Regional English." Public forum. 11th Biennial Conference of the Dictionary Society of North America, Madison, WI, 31 May, 1997.

"Uses of DARE in Research and Teaching." American Dialect Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, 30 Dec, 1995.

"Uses of the DARE Tapes, Past and Potential." Oral History Association Annual Meeting.  Milwaukee, WI, 19 Oct, 1995.

LAGS and DARE—A Case of Mutualism.” Conference on Language Variety in the South II, Auburn, AL, 2 Apr, 1993.

"The State of DARE." American Dialect Society Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, 29 Dec, 1991.

"SHEAR and DARE: How the Twain can Meet." Society for the History of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting. Madison, WI, 26 July, 1991.

"One Hundred Years of the ADS." American Dialect Society Centennial Meeting. Washington, D.C., 29 Dec, 1989.

"Caught in the Web of Change." Conference on Methods in Dialectology. Bangor, Wales, 6 Aug, 1987.

“Black Speech: Lexical Evidence from DARE.” Conference on Language Variety in the South. Columbia, SC, 2 Oct, 1981.

"Dialects of the Snake River Region." American Dialect Society Pacific Coast Regional Meeting. San Jose, CA, 3 May, 1975.

"American Regional Dialects." Symposium on Regional Culture. Caldwell, Idaho, July 1973.

 

V.  Public Lectures, Outreach

 

DARE: Then and Now.” Presentation at Alexian Village, Milwaukee, WI, 27 May, 2015, and at Attic Angels, Madison, WI 16 Mar, 2015.

“Digital DARE: Features you may not have discovered yet.” Presentation to UW-Madison librarians, 7 Apr, 2015.

“Words into Art.” Response to “Voices: A Sculptural Book inspired by the Dictionary of American Regional English ” by Kristin Thielking and Keven Brunett. It was included as part of Bound and Beyond: Structure in Book Art, an exhibit at the UW–Milwaukee Union Art Gallery, 3 October, 2014.

“New fieldwork for DARE.” Presentation to Tom Purnell’s class in American English, 5 Sept, 2014.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” Presentation to UW–Madison Human Ecology alumni and Phi Upsilon Omicron student honorary society. 14 Aug, 2014.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” Presentation to UW–Madison SLIS chapter of Beta Beta Epsilon, 15 May, 2014.

“Varieties of American English.” Presentation to linguistics class at the Milwaukee School of Languages, 24 Apr, 2014.

“DARE.” Staffed an exhibit for the UW–Madison Science Expeditions.” 5-6 Apr, 2014.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.”  Presentation at the Appleton, WI Public Library, 3 Apr, 2014.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” Presentation at the Menasha, WI Public Library, 2 Apr, 2014.

“Introducing the Newly Available Digital DARE.” Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Dialect Society, Minneapolis, MN, 4 Jan, 2014.

“Every Book Needs a Great Companion: Volume VI of the Dictionary of American Regional English.”  Presentation at Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 6 Feb, 2013.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English: On Beyond Zydeco.” Presentation to Madison Literary Club, November 12, 2012.

“What’s Happening to American English Dialects?” Presentation at Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 18 Apr, 2012.

DARE.” Presentation to students at Eagle School, Madison, WI, 16 Apr, 2012.

“American English is Alive and Well.” Class for Division of Continuing Studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 12 Apr, 2012.

DARE’s Audio Recordings.” Presentation for the University of Wisconsin–Madison Audio Visual Club, 11 Apr, 2012.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” Presentation to the Rowfant Club, Cleveland, OH, 28 Mar, 2012.

“NEH and DARE.” Presentation to the NEH National Council, 9 Mar, 2012.

DARE’s Volume V Published.” Press conference sponsored by NEH, Washington, DC, 8 Mar, 2012.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, 29 Apr, 2010.

“American English Dialects are Alive and Well.” The Caxton Club, Chicago, IL, 20 April, 2010.

“Our American Englishes.” Wisconsin Humanities Council Speakers Bureau presentations to the Cedar Ridge Senior Center, Menomonee Falls Rotary Club, Jewish Social Services,“Discovery! Thursdays” at the Pinney Branch (Madison) Library, the East Side (Madison) Optimists Club, University of Wisconsin–Madison Retirement Association, the North/East Side Senior Coalition, the Friends of the Spring Green (WI) Library, Temple Beth El, University of New Mexico Linguistics Department, UW–Madison College Days, Bascom Hill Society, Attic Angels, WI Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication, First Unitarian Alliance, Three Pillars, the Midwest Chapter of the Two-Year College Association, Madison West Kiwanis Club, Middleton Glen Retirement Center, Madison Breakfast Rotary Club, Madison Golden K Kiwanis Club, Elm Grove (WI) Public Library, Oakwood Retirement Center, Waukesha Good Age Club, November, 2008 through October, 2013.

“Wisconsin Englishes.” A Wisconsin Humanities Council outreach program (with Joe Salmons, Tom Purnell, Erica Benson, Eric Raimy, Luanne von Schneidemesser, and Greg Iverson) in Milwaukee (22 Mar, 2006), Eau Claire (27 Mar, 2006), and Madison, WI (1 Apr, 2006), Beaver Dam (7 June, 2007), Sheboygan (13 Apr, 2008), Kenosha (21 Apr, 2008), and Appleton (29 May, 2008).

“The New York Times celebrates DARE.” Panel discussion with Jack Rosenthal (President, New York Times Company Foundation), William Safire (“On Language” columnist for the New York Times Magazine), and Will Shortz (crossword puzzle editor for the New York Times), presented for supporters and friends of DARE, New York, 18 March, 2008.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English Toasts Fred Cassidy: On to Z!” Panel discussion with Simon Winchester and August Rubrecht as part of the Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison, WI, 10 October, 2007.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” Presentation for the Grolier Club, New York City, 9 November, 2005.  

“American Dialects.” Panel presentation with Simon Winchester and Robert Easton at the Chicago Humanities Festival, 5 November, 2005.

“The Dictionary of American Regional English.” Presentation at the Library Company of Philadelphia, 27 Apr, 2005.

“Our Colorful English Language: What Dialect Says About Us.” Wisconsin Humanities Council lecture for the Fitchburg Senior Center, Fitchburg, WI, 13 July, 2006; the West Madison Senior Center, 12 Apr, 2006; Badger Association of the Blind, Milwaukee, WI, 2 Apr, 2005; Friends of the University of Wisconsin–Parkside Libraries, 10 Mar, 2005; Winchester Academy, Waupaca, WI, 28 June, 2004; Middleton, WI Senior Center, 24 Sept, 2003; West Bend, WI, 17 Sept, 2002; Association of Women in Communications, Madison, WI, 16 May, 2001.

“Language and Cultural Identity: Dialects of American Regional English.” Lecture for the UW–Madison Language Institute, 16 Mar, 2005.

“Lost in Translation.” Lecture for the Friends of the Emory Library and the Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA, 23 Sept, 2004.

“ILL from a User’s Perspective.” With Erin Meyer-Blasing. Lecture for the Wisconsin Library System’s Annual Interlibrary Loan Meeting, Madison, WI, 28 Sept, 2004.

DARE as a Reference Tool.” Lecture to a reference materials class in the School of Library and Information Studies, Madison, WI, 10 Sept, 2004.

“American Dialects in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries.” Lecture for the Annual Meeting of the National Museum of Language, College Park, MD, 19 June, 2004.      

“Do You Speak a Dialect?” Lecture for College Days, UW–Madison, 9 June, 2004.

“Frederic G. Cassidy.” Remarks on the occasion of the adding of Frederic G. Cassidy’s name to the Wisconsin Writers’ Wall of Fame at the Milwaukee Public Library, 25 Sept, 2003.

“One Campus, Many Dialects.” Brown Bag Forum for Wiscape (Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education) 17 Sept, 2003.

“Heroes, Hoagies, and Subs: Regional Variation in American Food Names.” Lecture for the Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2 Oct, 2002.

“The Diversity of American English.” Lecture at Northern Illinois University, 23 Sept, 2002.

“The Life of a Lexicographer.” Presidential address given at the biennial meeting of the Dictionary Society of North America, Ann Arbor, MI, 8 May, 2001.

“Varieties of American English.” Lecture for the Unitarian Universalist Alliance, Madison, WI, 11 Apr, 2001.

“The ‘So What?’ Factor, or, ‘What are Dictionaries Good For, Anyway?’” 16th annual Peter Tamony Lecture on American English, Columbia, MO, 9 Mar, 2001.

Pinkwink, Pinkletink: The English of America.” Panel discussion in Washington, D.C., for the Smithsonian Associates, 18 Oct, 2000.

DARE.” Lecture for the UW–Madison Literary and Philosophical Society, 11 May, 2000.

Speaker for School of Education, Curriculum and Instruction class, 18 Apr, 2000.

“Speechism.” Lecture for Professor Richard Davis’s Retention Action Project, 11 Nov, 1999.

“The ‘So What?’ Factor.” Response to F.G. Cassidy address to the Madison Literary Club, 8 Nov, 1999.

DARE.” Lecture for the PLATO Society, Madison, WI, 22 Oct, 1997.

Speaker for the Bascom Hill Society, 14 Oct, 1995.

Speaker for Summer Chautauqua, UW–Madison Division of Outreach, 1 July, 1993.

Speaker for UW–Madison’s Division of Summer Sessions and Inter-College Programs, 6 Apr, 1987.

Speaker for Madison chapter American Association of University Women, Feb, 1986.

Speaker for Madison chapter Women in Communications, Inc., May, 1986.

 

 

VI. Radio and Television Interviews, Podcasts

 

Interviewed by KUOW Seattle, for “A Brief History of Words Unique to the Northwest.” 23 Dec, 2014, http://kuow.org/post/brief-history-words-unique-northwest.

Interviewed by KUOW Seattle, for “Do Pacific Northwesterners Have an Accent?” 14 Dec, 2014,  http://kuow.org/post/do-pacific-northwesterners-have-accent.

Guest on “I Remember,” Milwaukee Public Television, 14 Nov, 2014.

Interviewed for WKOW TV, Madison, WI, 19 September, 2014.

Guest on “The Larry Meiller Show,” WPR,, 19 Aug, 2014.

Interviewed for WXOW TV, LaCrosse, WI, 22 July, 2014.

Interviewed on “Central Time,” WPR, 2 June, 2014.

Interviewed for WHBY, Appleton, WI, 27 Mar and 14 Mar, 2014.

Interviewed by Adam Hochberg, PRI, 19 Mar, 2014.

“Audio Resources from the Dictionary of American Regional English.” Podcast for American Speech 88.3, Fall, 2013.

“An Interview with Joan Houston Hall, Chief Editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English.” Podcast for American Speech 88.3, Fall 2013.

Guest on “The Larry Meiller Show,” WPR,, 21 Nov, 2013.

Interviewed on “8 O’Clock Buzz,” WORT Radio, Madison, WI, 21 Dec, 2012.

Interviewed on “The Roadhouse,” for WTIP Community Radio, Grand Marais, MN, 25 May, 2012.

Interviewed on “Dialogue,” for Idaho Public Television, 11 May, 2012 (aired July 5, 2012).

Podcast for Lapham’s Quarterly, 24 Apr, 2012.

Interviewed on “American Mosaic,” Voice of America, 6 Apr, 2012.

Guest on “The Larry Meiller Show,” Wisconsin Public Radio, 3 Apr, 2012.

Interviewed on “I Remember,” for Milwaukee Public Television, 2 Apr, 2012.

Podcast for Vocable (Paris, France), 26 Mar, 2012.

Interviewed on “Here and Now,” WBUR, Boston, 20 Mar, 2012.

Interviewed on “In Our Backyard,” WORT Radio, Madison, WI, 15 Mar, 2012.

Interviewed on WIBA Radio, Madison, WI, 14 Mar, 2012.

Guest on “Air Talk,” with Larry Mantle, KPCC, Los Angeles, CA, 14 Mar, 2012.

Interviewed by Malcolm Boyden for BBC (Coventry and Warwickshire), 14 Mar, 2012.

Guest on “The Diane Rehm Show,” WAMU, Washington, DC, 7 Mar, 2012.

Podcast for The Chronicle of Higher Education, 7 Mar, 2012.

Interviewed on KIRO, Seattle, 2 Mar, 2012.

Guest on “Live at Five,” WISC-TV, Madison, WI, 1 Mar, 2012.

Interviewed on “Maryland Morning News,” WBAL, Baltimore, 1 Mar, 2012.

Interviewed on WTDY Radio, Madison, WI, 24 Feb, 2012.

Guest on “Forum,” KQED, San Francisco, 20 Feb, 2012.

Guest on “The Kathleen Dunn Show,” Wisconsin Public Radio, 14 Feb, 2012.

Interviewed on “The Take Away,” Public Radio International, 2 Feb, 2012.

Interviewed on “As It Happens,” BBC and NPR, 1 Feb, 2012.

Interviewed on “Mainstreet/Island Echoes,” CBC Cape Breton [Nova Scotia] Radio, 4 Nov, 2011.    Interviewed on radio stations WTMJ (Milwaukee, WI), CBS (Dallas, TX), KPAM (Portland, OR), WTIP (Grand Marais, MN), WBIG (Chicago, IL), NHPR (Concord, NH), BBC (London, England), NPR, WHA (Madison, WI), Mar–June, 2009, following an AP article on DARE.

“Bubbler.” Podcast as part of Wisconsin Englishes, 12 Apr, 2006, http://csumc.wisc.edu/WiscEng/podcast/podcasts.htm

“American Dialects.” Podcast as part of Linguistic Voices on Campus, 7 Apr, 2006, http://mendota.english.wisc.edu/~awanner/podcasts/podcasts.htm.

“Look it up.” Podcast as part of Wisconsin Englishes, 29 Mar, 2006, http://csumc.wisc.edu/WiscEng/podcast/podcasts.htm.

Interviewed on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” by Neal Conan, 23 Dec, 2003.

Interviewed on “A Way With Words” by Richard Lederer and Charles Herrington Elster, 8 Feb, 2003 (syndicated by KPBS, San Diego); call-in guest for KPBS pledge drive.

Interviewed on “Been There, Done That” by Marty Goldensohn, 11 Jan, 2003 (syndicated by WHYY, Philadelphia).

Guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Larry Meiller Show” 20 Nov, 16 Dec, 2002; 19 May, 20 Nov, 2003; 6 June, 2006; 25 Jan, 2007; 22 July, 2008; 19 March, 2009; 2 Feb, 2010, 29 Dec, 2010; 7 June, 2011.

Interviewed on “University of the Air,” Wisconsin Public Radio, 24 Nov, 2002; call-in guest for WHA pledge drive.

Interviewed on “Kaleidoscope,” Voice of America radio broadcast, 7 Oct, 2001

Guest on “Extension 720 with Milton Rosenberg,” WGN Radio, Chicago, 22 Dec, 2000.

Guest on “The Todd Mundt Show,” Michigan Public Radio (syndicated by NPR), 4 Jan, 2000.

Guest with Frederic G. Cassidy on “University of the Air,” WHA radio, 31 Aug, 1997.

Interviewed with Frederic G. Cassidy on “Weekend Edition Sunday,” NPR, 24 Aug, 1997.

Guest on WORT radio, 27 Mar, 1997.

Guest on “Bookwatch,” local cable television show, 7 Dec, 1996, 15 Apr, 1992.

Interviewed on “All Things Considered,” NPR, 18 June, 1993.

 

VII. SERVICE

 

Advisory Board member, “Automating the Measurement and Assessment of Classroom Discourse”; Marty Nystrand, Principal Investigator, 2014.

Advisory member of Friends of ‘A Way with Words,’ 2014. 

National Advisory Council member for the National Museum of Language, 2011–present.

Mentor for undergraduate through WUD Publications Committee Mentorship Program, 2010–2011.

UW–Madison Principal Investigators Committee, 2008–2011.

Advisory Board member for KPBS program “A Way with Words,” 2007.

Academic Planning Council, UW–Madison, 2002–2005.                                                       

Linguistic Atlas Advisory Board member, 2005–present.

Advisory Board member, VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly, 2003–2009.

National Endowment for the Humanities panelist to evaluate fellowship applications, July 2003.

American Council of Learned Societies, Delegate for the American Dialect Society, 1999–2003; Delegate for the Dictionary Society of North America, 1997–1998.

Wisconsin Humanities Council Speakers Bureau member, 2002–present.

Board member, UW–Madison Literary and Philosophical Society, 2000–2001.

UW–Madison Principal Investigators Committee, 1999–2002, 1992–1996.

Advisory Panel member, Merriam-Webster, Inc., 1998.

Editorial Advisory Board member, Oxford University Press, 1997–2004.

Editorial Advisory Board member, Journal of English Linguistics, 1995–2007.

Board member, Dictionary Society of North America, 1993–1997.

Editorial Advisory Committee, American Speech, 1992–1996.

UW-Madison Academic Staff Professional Development Committee, 1991–1992.

UW-Madison Academic Staff Scholarly Misconduct Review Committee, 1991–1992.

Reviewer of proposals for University Presses, 1989–present.

Reviewer of proposals for NEH and NSF, 1991–present.

Consultant for National Geographic Society’s Historical Atlas of the United States, June, 1988.

Advisor to Zoe Bayliss House (women's housing cooperative), 1986-2000.

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