susan brumbaugh is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico. Her work focuses on sociophonetic variation throughout New Mexico, with her primary interest being Chicano English vowels and the Burqueño dialect found in and around Albuquerque. She works in the Global Education Office at the University of New Mexico. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
christian koops received his Ph.D. in linguistics from Rice University. He is currently assistant professor of linguistics at the University of New Mexico. His research in sociolinguistics and dialectology focuses on phonetic variation at the segmental and the prosodic level, with a focus on ethnic and regional variation in North American English varieties and New World varieties of Spanish. He has also worked on the phonetic perception and the social evaluation of language variation. E-mail: email@example.com.