Publications

Becker, Kara. 2014. The social motivations of reversal: Raised bought in New York City English. Language in Society 43 (4).

Becker, Kara. 2014. (r) we there yet? The change to rhoticity in New York City English. Language Variation and Change 26 (2): 141-168.

Becker, Kara. 2014. The Sociolinguistic Artifacts Website: Using media in the sociolinguistics classroom. Teaching American Speech 89 (2): 218-228.

Becker, Kara. 2014. Linguistic repertoire and ethnic identity in New York City. In Lauren Hall-Lew and Malcah Yaeger-Dror (eds.) New Perspectives on Linguistic Variation and Ethnic Identity in North America.  Special issue of Language and Communication 35: 43-54.

2013. The Sociolinguistic Interview. In Christine Mallinson, Becky Childs, and Gerard van Herk (eds.) Data Collection in Sociolinguistics. Routledge.

2013. Sociolinguistics. The Oxford Bibliographies Online.

(with Daniel Ezra Johnson). 2013. William Labov. In Encyclopedia of Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology. SAGE.

2010. Regional Dialect Features on the Lower East Side of New York City: Sociophonetics, ethnicity, and identity. Dissertation, New York University.

(with Elizabeth L. Coggshall). 2010. The vowel phonologies of African American and white New York City residents. In Yaeger-Dror and Thomas (eds.) African American English Speakers and their Participation in Local Sound Changes: A Comparative Study. Publication of the American Dialect Society (PADS) 94. Duke University Press. 101-128.

2009. /r/ and the construction of a place identity on New York City's Lower East Side. Journal of Sociolinguistics 13(5).

(with Elizabeth L. Coggshall). 2009. The sociolinguistics of ethnicity in New York City. Language and Linguistics Compass 3(3): 751-766.

(with Amy Wong). 2009. The short-a system of New York City English: An Update. Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics, "Selected Papers from NWAV 37," 15 (2).