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Faculty Fellow

Sharese King

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Linguistics University of Chicago


Sharese King

Sharese King's research focuses on the facets and implications of identity construction for African Americans through language, studying how African Americans’ speech is packaged, construed, racialized, and evaluated. She has conducted fieldwork on African American speech in Bakersfield, California; Rochester, New York; and Chicago, Illinois. King received her Doctoral and Master's degrees in linguistics from Stanford University and completed the Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Chicago.

To learn more about King's research, please visit the Chicagoland Language Project here.