Creative Commons licensed image posted at Flickr by Miguel Vieira

Creative Commons licensed image posted at Flickr by Miguel Vieira

Listed below are just a few of my more recent publications.
For a full list of publications please view my current CV on the About page.

Forthcoming Publications


Anderson, Bridget L. Southern Mountain Speech. In preparation for the University of Tennessee Press.

Book Chapters:

Anderson, Bridget L. Forthcoming (invited). “Appalachian English.” Listening to the Past: Audio Records of Accents of English. Raymond Hickey (ed). Studies in English Language. Cambridge University Press.

Anderson, Bridget. Forthcoming (invited). Applied Sociophonetics in Forensic Linguistic Casework Involving Voice Comparisons. Language and Variety in the South IV: The New South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Current individual publications


Anderson, Bridget L. 2008. Migration, Accommodation, and Language Change: At the Intersection of Regional and Ethnic Identity. Palgrave Studies in Language Variation series. Palgrave Macmillan Press.

 Articles & Book Chapters:

Anderson, Bridget. 1997. “Adaptive sociophonetic strategies and dialect accommodation: /ay/ monophthongization in Cherokee English.” University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics vol. 4.1: 185-202.

Anderson, Bridget. 1999. “Source-language transfer and vowel accommodation in the patterning of Cherokee English /ai/ and /oi/.” American Speech vol. 74.4: 339-368.

Anderson, Bridget. 2002. “Dialect leveling and /ai/ monophthongization among African American Detroiters.” Journal of Sociolinguistics vol. 6.1: 86-98.

Anderson, Bridget L., Jennifer Cramer, Bethany K. Duman, Beverly Olson, and Michael Montgomery.  2014. (invited). *”Needed research on the Englishes of Appalachia.” Southern Journal of Linguistics (Special issue on Appalachian Language edited by Jennifer Cramer). 1-30.

Anderson, Bridget. L. 2014. (invited). *“Appalachian Migrant Stances.” Southern Journal of Linguistics (Special Issue on Appalachian Language, edited by Jennifer Cramer). 136-158.

Anderson, Bridget L. 2015. “A quantitative acoustic approach to /ai/ glide weakening among Detroit African American and Appalachian White Southern Migrants.” Language and Variety in the South III: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. 1105-1135.

Current co-authored publications:

Mallinson, Christine, Becky Childs, Bridget Anderson, and Neal Hutcheson. 2005. “If these hills could talk.” In Voices of American English, ed. Walt Wolfram and Ben Ward. Malden, MA: Blackwell

Kretzschmar, William, Sonja Lanehart, Bridget Anderson, and Becky Childs. 2007. “The relevance of community language studies to HEL: The View from Roswell.” Managing Chaos: Strategies for Identifying Change in English. Studies in the History of the English Language 3: 173-186. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

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