Curriculum Vitae

Updated August 23, 2019. Download PDF here.


Education

Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Georgia, 2020 (expected)

Dissertation: Vowel Dynamics of the Elsewhere Shift: A Sociophonetic Analysis of English in Cowlitz County, Washington

Committee: L. Chad Howe (chair), Margaret E. L. Renwick, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

B.A. Linguistics, Brigham Young University, 2013

Minor: Linguistics Computing


Publications

Refereed Articles

Margaret E. L. Renwick & Joseph A. Stanley (accepted). “Modeling dynamic trajectories of tense vs. lax vowels in the American South.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Joseph A. Stanley (2019). “Phonological Patterns in beg-Raising.” UGA Working Papers in Linguistics, 4, 69–91.

Nuckolls, Janis, Joseph Stanley, Elizabeth Nielson, & Roseanna Hopper (2016). “The Systematic Stretching and Contracting of Ideophonic Phonology in Pastaza Quichua”. International Journal of American Linguistics, 82(1). 95–116.

Other Publications

Joseph A. Stanley (accepted). “(thr)-Flapping in American English: Social factors and articulatory motivations.” Proceedings of the 5th Annual Linguistics Conference at UGA.

Joseph A. Stanley (2018). “Changes in the Timber Industry as a Catastrophic Event: bag-Raising in Cowlitz County, Washington” Penn Working Papers in Linguistics, 24(2).

Joseph A. Stanley & Kyle Vanderniet (2018). “Consonantal Variation in Utah English.” Proceedings of the 4th Annual Linguistics Conference at UGA, 50–65.

Renwick, Margaret E. L. & Joseph A. Stanley (2017). “Static and dynamic approaches to vowel shifting in the Digital Archive of Southern Speech.” Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 30, 060003; doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/2.0000582.

Olsen, Rachel M., Michael L. Olsen, Joseph A. Stanley, Margaret E. L. Renwick, & William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. (2017). “Methods for transcription and forced alignment of a legacy speech corpus.” Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 30, 060001; doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/2.0000559.

Stanley, Joseph A. (2016). “Pacific Northwest English: Historical Overview and Current Directions”. UGA Working Papers in Linguistics, 3.

Stanley, Joseph A. (2016). “When do Mormons Call Each Other by First Name?” University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics, 22(1).

Stanley, Joseph A. (2015). “Merging Phonemes in Real Time”. Proceedings of LSUGA’s Second Interdisciplinary Conference in Linguistics (LSUGA2), 1.


Conference Presentations

Oral Presentations

Joseph A. Stanley & Margaret E. L. Renwick. “Back vowel distinctions and dynamics in Southern US English.” The 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. New Orleans, LA. January 2–5, 2020.

Joseph A. Stanley. “Real Time Vowel Shifts in Georgia English.” The 6th Annual Linguistics Conference at UGA (LCUGA6). Athens, GA. October 4–5, 2019.

William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. & Joseph A. Stanley. “Visualization of Big Data Phonetics.” Digitial Humanities Confernce 2019. Utrecht, the Netherlands. July 9–12, 2019.

Joseph A. Stanley. “Are beg and bag-raising distinct? Regional patterns in prevelar raising in North American English.” American Dialect Society Annual Meeting. New York City, NY. January 3–6, 2019.

Rachel M. Olsen, Joseph A. Stanley, Michael Olsen, Lisa Lipani, & Margaret E. L. Renwick. “Reconciling perception with production in Southern speech.” American Dialect Society Annual Meeting. New York City, NY. January 3–6, 2019.

Joseph A. Stanley & Margaret E. L. Renwick. “Finding pockets of social variation in the Digital Archive of Southern Speech.” The 5th Annual Linguistics conference at UGA (LCUGA5). Athens, GA. October 12–13, 2018.

Joseph A. Stanley. “(thr)-tapping in American English: Articulatory motivations and social factors.” The 5th Annual Linguistics conference at UGA (LCUGA5). Athens, GA. October 12–13, 2018.

Joseph A. Stanley & Kyle Vanderniet. “What el[t]se is happening[k] with Utah English consonants?” American Dialect Society (ADS) Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. January 5–8, 2018.

Joseph A. Stanley, Margaret E. L. Renwick, William A. Kretzschmar Jr., Rachel M. Olsen, & Michael Olsen. “The Gazetteer of Southern Vowels.” American Dialect Society (ADS) Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. January 5–8, 2018.

Joseph A. Stanley & Kyle Vanderniet. “Consonantal variation in Utah English: What el[t]se is happening[k]?” The 4th Annual Linguistics Conference at UGA (LSUGA4). Athens, GA. October 6–8, 2017.

Joseph A. Stanley. “The linguistic effects of a changing timber industry: Language change in Cowlitz County, WA” The 4th Annual Linguistics Conference at UGA (LSUGA4). Athens, GA. October 6–8, 2017.

Rachel Olsen, Michael Olsen, Katherine Kuiper, Joseph A. Stanley, Margaret E. L. Renwick, & William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. “New Perspectives on Historical Southern Speech.” Panel presented at the 2017 Integrative Research and Ideas Symposium (IRIS). Athens, GA. March 20, 2017.

Rachel Olsen, Michael Olsen, Joseph A. Stanley & Margaret E. L. Renwick. “Transcribing the Digital Archive of Southern Speech: Methods and Preliminary Analysis.” 84th Meeting of the SouthEastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL84). Charleston, SC. March 8–11, 2017.

William A. Kretzschmar, Joseph Stanley, & Katherine Kuiper. “Automated Large-Scale Phonetic Analysis: DASS.” 84th Meeting of the SouthEastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL84). Charleston, SC. March 8–11, 2017.

Joseph A. Stanley. “V[ɛ]ry v[e]ried vowel mergers in the Pacific Northwest.” Diversity and Variation in Language (DiVar 1). Atlanta, GA. February 10–11, 2017.

Joseph A. Stanley. “The perception and production of two vowel mergers in Cowlitz County, Washington.” The American Dialect Society (ADS) Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. January 5–8, 2017.

Joseph A. Stanley. “An EWP model of Quechua agreement: Further evidence against DM”. The Third Annual Linguistics Conference at the University of Georgia (LCUGA3). Athens, GA. October 7–9, 2016.

Joseph A. Stanley. “Separate Phonemes /ɔr/ Merging? The Cord-Card Merger in Real-Time”. The Second Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference at UGA (LCUGA2). Athens, GA. October 9–11, 2015.

Joseph A. Stanley. “Brother Bell’s Audience Types: Forms of Address among Latter-day Saint Young Adults”. 82nd Meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL82). Raleigh, NC. April 9–11, 2015.

Joseph A. Stanley. “Brother Bell’s Audience Design: Forms of Address among Latter-day Saint Young Adults”. 39th Annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC39). Philadelphia, PA. March 19–21, 2015.

Janis Nuckolls, Joseph Stanley, Elizabeth Nielsen, and Roseanna Hopper. “The systematic stretching and adjusting of ideophonic phonology in Pastaza Quichua”. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of America (SSILA 2013). Boston, MA. January 3–6, 2013.

Poster Presentations

William A. Kretzschmar, Jr., Margaret E. L. Renwick, Joseph A. Stanley, Katie Kuiper, Lisa Lipani, Michael Olsen, & Rachel Olsen. “The View of Southern Vowels from Large-Scale Data.” American Dialect Society Annual Meeting. New York City, NY. January 2–5, 2020.

Joseph A. Stanley & Margaret E. L. Renwick. “Social factors in Southern US speech: Acoustic analysis of a large-scale legacy corpus.” The 93rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. New York City, NY. January 3–6, 2019.

Joseph A. Stanley. “The differences between and within beg and bag: Phonological, morphological, and lexical effects in prevelar raising.” Poster presentation at the 47th annual meeting of New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV47). New York City, New York. October 18–21, 2018.

Shawn Foster, Joseph A. Stanley, & Margaret E. L. Renwick. “Vowel Mergers in the American South.” Poster presentation at the 174th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). New Orleans, LA. December 4–8, 2017.

Joseph A. Stanley. “Changes in the Timber Industry as a Catalyst for Linguistic Change.” Poster presentation at the 46th New Ways of Analyzing Variation conference (NWAV46). Madison, WI. November 2–5, 2017.

Margaret E. L. Renwick & Joseph A. Stanley. “A historical perspective on vowel shifting: Acoustic analysis of the Digital Archive of Southern Speech” Poster presentation at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Boston, MA. June 25–29, 2017.

Margaret E. L. Renwick, Michael Olsen, Rachel M. Olsen, & Joseph A. Stanley. “Transcription and forced alignment of the Digital Archive of Southern Speech.” Poster presentation at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Boston, MA. June 25–29, 2017.

Joseph A. Stanley & Margaret E. L. Renwick. “Phonetic Shift /ɔr/ Phonemic Change? American English mergers over 40 years”. Poster presentation at the 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon15). Ithaca, NY. July 13–16, 2016.


Invited Presentations

“Data Visualization and Basic Statistical Modeling in R.” Invited workshop for an NSF-funded “Research Experience for Undergraduates” site program, helping bioanthropology students analyze osteological data from skeletons at the 7–5th c. BCE Greek colony of Himera. June 21 and 25, 2018.

“Basics, Review, Summary, Help.” Guest lecturer in LING 4400/6400: Quantitative Methods in Linguistics. Athens, GA. April 20.

“Build a better project: Starting a DH project from primary sources.” Presented at the First DigiLab Colloquium. Athens, GA. October 6, 2016.


Workshops

2019 Praat Scripting Workshop Series with Lisa Lipani. University of Georgia DigiLab. Athens, GA.


2019 Data Visualization Workshop Series. University of Georgia DigiLab. Athens, GA.


2018 R Workshop Series. University of Georgia DigiLab. Athens, GA.


2017 R Workshop Series. University of Georgia DigiLab. Athens, GA.


Professionalization Workshops


Excel Workshops


Other Presentations

“Linguistics Papers Collection in Athenaeum” with Mariann Burright and Mary Willoughby. Libraries Spring Forum. Athens, GA. February 26, 2019.

“/ɛɡ/-raising is straightforward? I beg to differ!” The Linguistic Society of the University of Georgia (LSUGA) Tiny Talks. Athens, GA. April 13, 2018.

“Hey, Siri. Can you understand me?” Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) Competition at the University of Georgia. March 22, 2018.

“New methods in outlier detection and formant measurement using a modified Mahalanobis distance and ‘mistplots.’” University of Georgia Linguistics Colloquium. Athens, GA. February 9, 2018.

“Volcanic Vocalic Changes”. University of Georgia Linguistics Colloquium. Athens, GA. April 7, 2017.

“Linguistic Identity in Longview, Washington.” Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) Competition at the University of Georgia. March 23, 2017.

“An EWP model of Quechua agreement: Further evidence against DM.” Presented at the Linguistic Society of the University of Georgia (LSUGA) Tiny Talks. Athens, GA. September 15, 2016.

“Southeastern Washington English: What We Know So Far”. The Linguistic Society of the University of Georgia (LSUGA) Tiny Talks. Athens, GA. February 18, 2016.

“Brother Bell’s Audience Design: Forms of Address among Latter-day Saint Young Adults”. University of Georgia Linguistics Colloquium. Athens, GA. February 27, 2015

“The systematic stretching and adjusting of ideophonic phonology in Pastaza Quichua” with Janis Nuckolls, Elizabeth Nielsen, and Roseanna Hopper. Presentation at the Brigham Young University Linguistics Department Brown Bag Meeting. Provo, UT. December 6, 2012.


Website

Joseph A. Stanley, William A. Kretzschmar Jr., Margaret E. L. Renwick, Michael L. Olsen, and Rachel M. Olsen (2017) Gazetteer of Southern Vowels. Linguistic Atlas Project, University of Georgia. lap3.libs.uga.edu/u/jstanley/vowelcharts/.

Media

“PhD. Candidate Seeks to Interview Multigenerational Wasatch County Families.” The Wasatch Wave. January 3, 2018. A local paper heard about my fieldwork and ran an article on the front page to help me find research participants. (Print only.)

Ehrenberg, Rachel. “The southern drawl gets deconstructed.” ScienceNews. June 30, 2017. Based on a Peggy Renwick’s and my poster presentation, “A historical perspective on vowel shifting: Acoustic analysis of the Digital Archive of Southern Speech” at the June 2017 ASA conference.

Guest host on Faith Promoting Rumors podcast. “Brother Joseph,” April 10, 2017, wherein I discuss my 2016 paper, “When do Mormons Call Each Other by First Name” published in the Penn Working Papers in Linguistics.






Funding and Awards

Grants and Fellowships

Summer Doctoral Research Fellowship ($3,500), awarded by the University of Georgia Graduate School. Project title: A New Method for Extracting Acoustic Measurements from Speech Audio. May–June, 2018

Graduate Research Award ($1000), awarded by the University of Georgia Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Project title: “Intra-Family Language Variation in Utah County, Utah.” October 12, 2017.

Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant ($2,500), awarded by the University of Georgia Graduate School. Project title: “A Survey of Western American English using Amazon Mechanical Turk.” April 20, 2017.

University of Georgia Graduate School Dean’s Award ($1,250). Project title: “Linguistic Identity and the Founder Effect in Longview, Washington.” January 5, 2016.

Research Assistantships

Complex Systems and the Humanities Research Assistantship awarded by the Graduate School at the University of Georgia. 2016–2020.

University of Georgia stipend enhancement awarded by the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. 2014–2015.

University of Georgia Graduate Research Assistantship. 2014–2016.

Travel Awards

Linguistic Atlas Project travel award. DH2019. Utrecht, the Netherlands. July 2019.

Linguistic Atlas Project travel award. ADS and LSA. Salt Lake City, UT. January 2019.

University of Georgia Graduate School travel award. NWAV47. New York City, NY. October, 2018.

American Dialect Society student travel grant. ADS. Salt Lake City, UT. January 2018.

Linguistic Atlas Project travel award. ADS. Salt Lake City, UT. January 2018.

University of Georgia Department of Linguistics travel award. NWAV46. Madison, WI. November, 2017.

University of Georgia Graduate School travel award. NWAV46. Madison, WI. November, 2017.

Linguistics Society of the University of Georgia travel award. DiVar1. Atlanta, GA. February, 2017.

University of Georgia Graduate School travel award. ADS. Austin, TX. January, 2017.

University of Georgia Linguistics Program travel award. ADS. Austin, TX. January, 2016.

Brigham Young University Department of Linguistics and English Language Conference Travel Grant. SSILA. January, 2013.


Teaching

At the University of Georgia

Instructor of Record. LING 3060: Phonetics and Phonology. Fall 2017, Spring 2019.

Teaching Assistant for Peggy Renwick. LING 4400/6400: Quantitative Methods in Linguistics. Spring 2017.

At Brigham Young University

Teaching Assistant for Jason Dzubak. LINGC220: Linguistic Computing and Programming 1. Winter 2013.

Teaching Assistant for Dr. Monte Shelley. LINGC 200: Basic Humanities Computing Skills. Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Fall 2012.


Research Assistantships

Complex Systems and the Humanities Research Assistant in support of the Linguistic Atlas Project and the Willson Center Digital Humanities Lab (DigiLab) under the direction of Dr. William Kretzschmar and Emily McGinn. 2016–2020.

Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Chad Howe, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia. 2016.

Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Margaret E. L. Renwick, Assistant Professor in the Program in Linguistics at the University of Georgia. 2015–2016.

Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Mi-Ran Kim, Senior Lecturer at the University of Georgia. 2015–2016.

Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Vera Lee-Schoenfeld, Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Georgia. 2016.

Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Pilar Chamorro, Assistant Professor of Hispanic and General Linguistics at the University of Georgia. 2014–2015.

Research Assistant for Dr. Monte Shelley of the Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. 2012–2013.

Research Assistant for Dr. Janis Nuckolls, Professor of Linguistics at Brigham Young University. 2011–2013.


Other Employment

US English Linguistics Expert for DefinedCrowd. Summer 2019.

Assistant for Dr. Peggy Renwick in developing materials and establishing an online repository for “Quantitative Methods in Linguistics” at the University of Georgia. 2016–2017.

Programmer for the Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. 2013.


Advising

Undergraduate

Thesis Reader for Shawn C. Foster (UGA Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Assistantship, 2017)






Computer Skills and Tools

Expert: Excel, Perl, R

Proficient: COCA (and related corpora), CSS, DARLA, FAVE, HTML, JMP, LaTeX, PCT, Praat, Shiny, SPPAS, UCINET, Wiki markup, Windows computers, WordCruncher, Zotero, and enough web design to make this site.

Familiar: Access, AntConc, C#, DreamWeaver, HTK, LaBB-CAT, MALLET, Markdown, Photoshop, Prosody-Lab Aligner, Python, SoX, SAS, Transcriber, VBA, WebMAUS


Professional Service

Co-Editor (with Conni Covington) of the UGA Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 4. 2019.

Member of the conference committee for the 6th Linguistics Conference at UGA (LCUGA6). Social media subcommittee and webmaster.

UGA Linguistics Graduate Student Representative. 2018–2019.

Member of the conference committee for the 5th Linguistics Conference at UGA (LCUGA5). Abstract reviewer and member of the social media subcommittee. 2018.

Web developer for the Linguistics Society at UGA. 2018–.

Member of the conference committee for the 4th Linguistics Conference at UGA (LCUGA4). Abstract reviewer and member of the social media subcommittee. 2017.

Organizer of the UGA Sociolinguistics reading group. 2017.

Organizer of the UGA Perl Study group. 2016.

Organizer of the UGA Typology reading group. 2016.

Portuguese-to-English simultaneous interpretor, Missionary Training Center, Provo, Utah. 2011–2013.


Fieldwork Experience

Sociolinguistic fieldwork in Utah and Wasatch Counties, Utah. January, 2018.

Sociolinguistic fieldwork in Cowlitz County, Washington. July, 2016.

Study abroad at the Andes and Amazon Field School near Tena, Ecuador, documenting Tena and Pastaza Kichwa phonology. June–July, 2011.

Brazil (Marília, SP; Campo Grande, MS; Cáceres, Cuiabá, and Várzea Grande, MG). 2008–2010. (Not linguistics related.)


Languages

Native: English

Fluent: Brazilian Portuguese

Conversational: Spanish, Quechua

Academic Knoweldge: Guaraní, Mandarin, Tz’utujil, Tshiluba, Korean


Professional Affiliations

Linguistic Society of America (LSA)

American Dialect Society (ADS)

SouthEastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL)

Linguistc Society at the University of Georgia (LSUGA)

Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA)




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