Fisher, Sabriya. 2018. Change over Time in the Grammar of African American English. In Jordan Kodner and Lacey Wade, editors, Selected Papers from NWAV 46, University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 24.2.


Fisher, Sabriya. 2018. Variation and Change in Past Tense Negation in AAE.

PhD Dissertation. University of Pennsylvania.

Labov, William, Henderson, Anita, Fisher, Sabriya, Gylfadóttir, Guðrún, Prichard, Hilary and Sneller, Betsy. 2016. Competing Systems in Philadelphia Phonology. Language Variation and Change 28.3: 273-305.


Fisher, Sabriya. 2015. Is French Guianese Creole sa a Pronoun or a Copula? In Katia Golovko and Maria Mazzoli, editors, Lingue e Linguaggio: Special Issue on Copulas, 271-286.


Labov, William and Fisher, Sabriya. 2015. African American Phonology in a Philadelphia Community. In Sonja Lanehart, editor, The Oxford Handbook of African American Language, 256-279. Oxford University Press.

Fisher, Sabriya, Prichard, Hilary, and Sneller, Betsy. 2015. The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree: Incremental Change in Philadelphia Families . In Fisher, Sabriya, editor, Selected Papers from NWAV 43, University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 21.2.

Sneller, Betsy and Fisher, Sabriya. 2015. When Get Got Noticed: the Emerging Salience of Get-passives . In David Wilson, editor, Proceedings of the Penn Linguistics Conference 38, University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 21.1.

Fisher, Sabriya. 2011. La Prédication Nominale et la Copule du Créole Guyanais.

Master's Thesis. Université Lyon 2.



Fisher, Sabriya. 2019. More than One Way to be Black in Philly: Ethnic Identity and Philadelphia’s Short-a Systems. Paper presented at the Georgetown University Roundtable in Linguistics, Georgetown, March 2019.

Sneller, Betsy and Fisher, Sabriya. 2015. Syntax, Stigmatization, and the Sociolinguistic Monitor. Poster presented at UK Language Variation and Change 10, York, September 2015.

Labov, William, Fisher, Sabriya, Henderson, Anita, Prichard, Hilary, and Sneller, Betsy. 2015. Systematic Partition of the Speech Community: Short-a in Philadelphia. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, January 2015.