Meredith Tamminga

Meredith Tamminga

Associate Professor

University of Pennsylvania

Welcome

I am an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, where I direct the Language Variation and Cognition Lab. I’m also affiliated with the Social and Behavioral Sciences Initiative, the Social and Cultural Evolution Working Group, and Integrated Language Sciences and Technology.

Interests

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Language change

Education

  • PhD in Linguistics, 2014

    University of Pennsylvania

  • BA in Linguistics, 2009

    McGill University

Recent publications

Perceptual learning, talker specificity, and sound change

Opacity, transparency, and morphological priming: A study of prefixed verbs in Dutch

Weak hand variation in Philadelphia ASL: A pilot study

Interspeaker covariation in Philadelphia vowel changes

Contact

  • tamminga@ling.upenn.edu
  • 215-898-7473
  • Suite 300C, 3401 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Enter at 3417 Walnut and take the elevator to the third floor. In Suite 300C, go past the Linguistics main office to the end of the hall, then take a left, then a right. My office is Room 316C.