Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Allison Burkette

Associate Professor of Linguistics and Graduate Student Coordinator for Linguistics
Office: 210 Howry Hall | 662-915-1458 | burkette at

Allison Burkette is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Mississippi.  She earned her B.A. in English and Philosophy from Salem College in North Carolina, an M.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Georgia.  Dr. Burkette teaches courses in American English, sociolinguistics, and language & gender.  Her research interests include language variation and Appalachian English. Dr. Burkette is the Associate Editor for Book Reviews of the journal American Speech and also serves as the Assistant Editor of the Linguistic Atlas Project.