Lauren Squires' primary research areas are English language variation, grammar and sociolinguistic perception, and language and media. She has published articles and book chapters on topics such as language ideologies and the internet, TV news media's representations of text messaging, and orthographic variation in instant messaging. Her current project experimentally investigates the links between grammatical variation in English and social judgments of speakers. Lauren has also written about linguistics pedagogy and is interested in interdisciplinary applications of linguistics, and she sits on the editorial board of the journal Teaching Linguistics.
For further information about Professor Lauren Squires, see her personal website.
- Language Perception
- Computer-Mediated Communication
- Ph.D., University of Michigan
- M.A., University of Virginia
- B.A., American University