- Nesbitt, Monica. Economic change and the decline of raised TRAP in Lansing, MI.
- Uehara, Sayako and Suzanne Evans Wagner. Progressive outliers in listener perception of sound change.
Both papers explore the sound change in progress we're observing in Michigan from the Northern Cities Shift to a new vowel system that has various names in the literature, including the Elsewhere Shift, the Low Back Merger Shift and the Third Dialect.