Dictionary Society of North America

Founded: 1975    Admitted to ACLS: 1994
The Dictionary Society of North America promotes the development, practice, and study of lexicography, and the use, compilation, curation, marketing, maintenance, and scholarly examination of dictionaries and related reference works. It provides forums for discussion and dissemination of information on all of these topics, including a peer-reviewed journal, a newsletter, a blog, and biennial meetings.

CEO Representative and Society Contact

Kory Stamper
Executive Director
Dictionary Society of North America


Edward Finegan
Professor Emeritus
University of Southern California
term ends 12/31/2023


Elizabeth Knowles


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