Contact us

MSU Sociolinguistics Lab
B-411 Wells Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

For general questions, contact the lab directors, Dr. Betsy Sneller and Dr. Suzanne Evans Wagner.

To check out equipment, join lab meetings and e-mail lists, or website issues, contact the graduate lab research assistant, Jessica Shepherd

E-mail lists

Sociolinguistics Lab

The lab mailing list, is for active members, with frequent updates on lab meetings and other matters. To join the mailing list, or learn more about it, please contact lab RA Jessica Shepherd.

MSU Friends of Sociolinguistics

The FOS is an informal, cross-departmental and cross-institutional group of faculty, graduates and undergraduates. Many members are alumni of Michigan State University.  The group was created in the early 2000s by Dennis Preston during his tenure here. FOS are especially interested in research related to sociolinguistics in general, such as language variation and changelanguage contactbilingualismacquisition of variation in a first or a second language, etc. If you would like to be included on the (low-load) FOS e-mail list,, please contact lab RA Jessica Shepherd.