About the Association for Laboratory Phonology

The Association for Laboratory Phonology is a non-profit organization. Its main activities are organizing a biennial conference, publishing the journal Laboratory Phonology, and promoting the scientific study of the phonologies of diverse languages, especially through use of quantitative and laboratory methods.


Executive Council

Standing Committees


Bylaws of the Association

Guidelines on Hosting a LabPhon Conference

Requesting Association sponsorship for a conference, workshop, or other event

Honorary Members

  • Janet F. Werker - University of British Columbia - elected 2018
  • Julia Hirschberg - Columbia University - elected 2014
  • Anne Cutler - MARCS Institute & Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics - elected 2012

Honorary Members (in Memoriam)

  • Cathe Browman - Haskins Laboratories
  • Gösta Bruce - Lunds Universitet
  • Dennis Klatt - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Peter Ladefoged - University of California, Los Angeles

Founding Members

  • Amalia Arvaniti - University of Kent
  • Mary Beckman - Ohio State University
  • Cathi Best - MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney
  • Jennifer Cole - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Mariapaola D’Imperio - Université de Provence
  • Louis Goldstein - Haskins Laboratories & University of Southern California
  • Jen Hay - University of Canterbury
  • José Hualde - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Pat Keating - University of California Los Angeles
  • John Kingston - University of Massachusetts
  • Bob Ladd - University of Edinburgh
  • Ian Maddieson - University of California, Berkeley & University of New Mexico
  • Janet Pierrehumbert - Northwestern University
  • Caroline Smith - University of New Mexico
  • Paul Warren - Victoria University of Wellington
  • Doug Whalen - City University of New York & Haskins Laboratories