Leah Velleman
Leah Velleman

Leah Velleman is a linguistics PhD candidate at UT Austin. She studies Mesoamerican languages, word meanings, and how conversations work.

Lexicon Valley
Oct. 30 2014 10:26 AMWhat Ghostbusters Tells Us About the Hidden Rules of Conversation
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 26 2014 9:53 AMWhen "North" Isn't Actually North: Geocentric Direction Systems
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.