The High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS)



The High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS) is the graduate student association of the University of New Mexico (UNM) Linguistics Department. Our goal is to promote the exchange of ideas among students pursuing higher education in Linguistics and related fields, such as Education, Modern Languages, Anthropology, and others.

Our current officers are:

  • Bruno Pinto-Silva, President
  • Sarah Lease, Vice President
  • Wilho (Wil) MacNeil, Secretary
  • Bethany Lycan, Treasurer
  • Jennifer Benson, Liaison to the Faculty
  • Kelly Knupp, Liaison to Hispanic Linguistics
  • Whitney Jane, Liaison to Educational Linguistics

More information about the individual board members can generally be found here