The following publications have derived from WVDP research, including the work by the stalwart Research Assistants of the WVDP.
The Contested Southernness of Appalachia. 2018. American Speech 93.3-4: 374-408. doi:10.1215/00031283-7271239. A special issue, Changing Perceptions of Southernness, edited by Jennifer Cramer and Dennis R. Preston.
- Forging third-wave dialectology. 2015. Dialectologia 15: 65-81.
- A new role for an ancient variable in Appalachia: Paradigm leveling and standardization in West Virginia. 2014. Language Variation and Change 26: 77–102.
- Flying high above the social radar: Coronal stop deletion in modern Appalachia. 2011. Language Variation and Change 23. 105–137.
- The Fall of Demonstrative Them: Evidence from Appalachia. 2011. Coauthored with Sarah Hamilton and Sarah Vacovsky. English World-Wide 32:1.74–103. doi 10.1075/eww.32.1.04haz.
- Dialect research in Appalachia: A family case study. 2009. Coauthored with Sarah Hamilton. West Virginia History 3.1:81–107.
(ING): A vernacular baseline for English in Appalachia. 2008.
American Speech 83.2.116–140.
- A dialect turned inside out: Migration and the Appalachian Diaspora. 2008. Coauthored with Sarah Hamilton. Journal of English Linguistics 36.2:105–128.
Mergers in the Mountains. 2005.
English World Wide 26.2:199–221.
- Some cases for the syllable in southern English. 2004. Southern Journal of Linguistics 28:164–180.
- An introductory investigation into bidialectalism. 2001. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 7.3: Selected Papers from NWAV 29. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 85–100.
Listening to Rural Voices: Sociolinguistic Variation in West Virginia. 2018. Christine Mallinson & Lizzy Seale (eds.). Rural Voices: Language, Identity, and Social Change across Place. Washington, DC: Rowman & Littlefield. 75-90.
Sociolinguistic Outreach for the New South: Looking Back to Move Ahead. 2018. Language Variety in the New South: Change and Variation, Jeffrey Reaser, Eric Wilbanks, Karissa Wojcik, and Walt Wolfram (eds). Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press. 321-343.
Continuity and change of English consonants in Appalachia. 2016. Coauthored with Jordan Lovejoy, Jaclyn Daugherty, and Madeline Vandevender. In Appalachia Revisited: New Perspectives on Place, Tradition, and Progress. William Schumann and Rebecca Adkins Fletcher, editors. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. 119–138.
The interplay of morphological, phonological, and social constraints: Ain ’ t in Appalachia. 2015. Coauthored with Jacqueline Kinnaman, Lily Holz, Madeline Vandevender, and Kevin Walden. In Ain'thology: The History and Life of a Taboo Word . Patricia Donaher and Seth Katz, editors. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 178–194.
Methodological choices in language variation analysis. 2014. In The Variability of Current World Englishes. Eugene Green and Charles F. Meyer, editors. Topics in English Linguistics series . New York, NY: Mouton de Gruyter. 41–59.
- The Appalachian Range: The Limits of Language Variation in West Virginia. 2013. Coauthored with Jaime Flesher and Erin Simmons. A chapter from Talking Appalachian: Voice, Identity, and Community. Amy D. Clark and Nancy M. Hayward, eds. University Press of Kentucky. 54–69.
- The Range of Variation in Appalachia. Coauthored with Jaime Wagner and Erin Simmons. A chapter for Talking Appalachia. Nancy Hayward and Amy D. Clark, eds. University of Tennessee Press.
Variationist Approaches to Language and Education. 2008. A chapter in
Encyclopedia of Language and Education. Kendall A. King and Nancy H. Horneerger,
eds. New York, NY: Springer. 10: 85–98.
A History of Variationist Linguistics: The Study of Variation in Historical Perspective .
2007. A chapter in
Sociolinguistic Variation: Theories, Methods, and Applications. Robert Bayley
and Ceil Lucas, eds. Cambridge University Press: 70–89.
- The final days of Appalachian heritage language . 2006. In Beth Simon and Thomas Murray (eds.), Language Variation and Change in the American Midland . Varieties of English Around the World series. Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 129–50.
- English LIVEs: Language in variation exercises for today’s classrooms . 2005. In Kristin Denham and Anne Lobeck (eds.), Language in the Schools: Integrating Linguistic Knowledge Into K-12 Teaching. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 313-325.
- Defining Appalachian English. 2004. Co-authored with Ellen Fluharty. In Linguistic Diversity in the South: Changing Codes, Practices, and Ideology. Margaret Bender, editor. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 50–65.
- The Family. 2002. A chapter for The Handbook of Language Variation and Change . Jack Chambers, Peter Trudgill, and Natalie Schilling-Estes (eds.). Malden, MA: Blackwell. 500–25.
African-American Appalachian English
. 2006. An entry for The Encyclopedia of Appalachia. Jean Haskell & Rudy
Abramson, (eds.). Johnson City, TN: East Tennessee State University Press.
Language knowledge for the medical community
. 2006. A chapter for Ham, R., Gainor, S.J., Jones, R., Durbin, M., Lambert,
J., (Eds.), Rural Culture: West Virginia’s Legacy, Morgantown, WV, Mountain
State Geriatric Education Center. 49–57.
. 2006. In: Keith Brown, (Editor-in-Chief) Encyclopedia of Language
& Linguistics, Second Edition, volume 5, pp. 512–513. Oxford: Elsevier.
. 2006. In: Keith Brown, (Editor-in-Chief) Encyclopediaof Language &
Linguistics, Second Edition, volume 5, pp. 581–584. Oxford: Elsevier.
Teaching about dialects
. 2001. An essay for the ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics
Digest. Center for Applied Linguistics. Republished in CAL Digest
Series 1: Complete Collection (CALS-9200DIG1), 2004.
- Fieldmethods in modern dialect & variation studies. 2002. Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics. Raj Mesthrie (ed.) Pergamon Press. 776–779.
- Studying dialects in the mountain state. West Virginia University Alumni Magazine. Fall 1999: 4–5. Reprinted in Relevant Linguistics: An Introduction to the Structure and Use of English for Teachers. Paul W. Justice. 1st ed. 2001; 2nd ed. 2004. Palo Alto, CA: CSLI.
- Finding the Forest Among the Trees . 2013.
- Going to L in Appalachia: Language change for L-vocalization in the Mountain State. 2012.
- An/A in Appalachia. 2015.