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Douglas Stephan Bigham

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Q. Who is DS Bigham?

Assistant Professor of Linguistics at San Diego State University. You can find him on Facebook and

Professor Bigham's research in sociolinguistics investigates the mechanisms of dialect contact and accommodation among speakers in the emerging adulthood stage of life. He focuses on the ways that intergroup cooperation and conflict can give rise to linguistic variation and on the importance of recognizing sexuality as an aspect of speaker gender. He specializes in phonetics, the social-psychology of language, and queer linguistics.

DS Bigham
Dept of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7727
Location: EBA 325
E-mail: douglas DOT bigham AT mail DOT sdsu DOT edu
Phone: (619) 594-6389
Twitter: @dsbigham