Publications, Posters, and Talks

Refereed journal articles

Edited publications

Book chapters, book reviews, and conference proceedings

Recent posters and other presentations (2006-current)

"Beyond Giving Back to the Community:  Some Possible Balances between Publishable Research and Service."  Keynote address for the University of Arizona Research with Native Communities Symposium, Tucson, April 2013.

"The Mutsun Language:  Pedagogical Problems of Dormant Language Revitalization, and Variety of Pedagogical Approaches."  With Lynnika Butler and Quirina Luna.  Invited colloquium, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Program, University of Arizona, January 2013.

"Perceptual Cues across Phonetic Contexts:  Insights from a Database of Diphone Perception."  With Priscilla Liu, Maureen Hoffman, James McQueen, and Anne Cutler.  Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston, January 2013.

 

“Reviving a Dormant Language: The Mutsun of California."  With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkinburg, and Quirina Luna.  Outreach talk given at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Tucson, Arizona, November 2012.

 

"Revitalizing the Mutsun Language:  An Unusual Situation for Sociolinguistics, L2 Teaching, and Language Change."  With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkinburg, and Quirina Luna.  Informal talk, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, November 2012.

 

"Native and non-native listeners' use of information in parsing ambiguous casual speech:  'He was like' or 'He's like'?"  Invited colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, November 2012.

 

"Processing reduced speech across languages and dialects."  With Dan Brenner, Benjamin V. Tucker, Jae-Hyun Sung, Mirjam Ernestus, Miquel Simonet, and Ana Gonzalez.  Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, Kansas City, MO, October 2012.

 

"Timing of perception for all English diphones."  With James M. McQueen, Priscilla Liu, Maureen Hoffmann, Anne Cutler. Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, Kansas City, MO, October 2012.

 

"Native and non-native listeners' use of information in parsing ambiguous casual speech:  'He was like' or 'He's like'?"  Invited colloquium, Cognitive Science Program brown-bag colloquium series, University of Arizona, October 2012.

 

"Nasal fricatives vs. approximants in Scottish Gaelic."  With Dan Brenner and Andrew Carnie.  7th Celtic Linguistics Conference, Rennes, France, June 2012.

 

"Timing of perceptual cues in Scottish Gaelic sound distinctions."  With Jessamyn Schertz, Andrew Carnie, Muriel Fisher, Michael Hammond, Diana Archangeli, Lionel Mathieu, and Colin Gorrie.  Poster presentation at the 7th Celtic Linguistics Conference, Rennes, France, June 2012.

 

"Sharing of Data as it relates to Human Subjects Issues and Data Management Plans."  Invited talk at the workshop "Coding for Sociolinguistic Archive Preparation," satellite workshop of the Linguistic Society of America Meeting, Portland, OR, January 2012.

 

"Timing of perceptual cues in Scots Gaelic." With Andrew Carnie, Muriel Fisher, Jessamyn Schertz, Lionel Mathieu, Colin Gorrie, Michael Hammond, and Diana Archangeli. Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2011.

 

"Can you say [ṽ] or [x̃]?  Aerodynamics of Nasalized Fricatives in Scots Gaelic."  With Dan Brenner (first author), Andréa Davis, Andrew Carnie, Muriel Fisher, Jessamyn Schertz, Michael Hammond, and Diana Archangeli. Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2011.

 

"Types of Information in Ambiguous Casual Speech: 'He was like' or 'He's like'?"  Invited talk at the 5th Arizona Linguistics Circle conference, Tucson, AZ, October 2011.

 

"Nasalization and frication in Scottish Gaelic."  With Andrew Carnie, Dan Brenner, Micaya Clymer, Lionel Mathieu, Jae-Hyun Sung, Jessamyn Schertz, Diana Archangeli, Michael Hammond, Muriel Fisher, and Colin Gorrie.  Submitted talk at the 14th International Congress of Celtic Studies, Maynooth, Ireland, August 2011.

 

"Parsing the ambiguity of casual speech:  'He was like' or 'He's like'?"  With Dan Brenner (first author), Mirjam Ernestus, and Benjamin V. Tucker. Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2011.

 

Perceiving Speech that's (Sometimes) Hardly there: How Listeners Parse Reduced, Spontaneous Speech.”  Department of Linguistics Colloquium, Northwestern University.  Evanston, IL, February 2011.

 

“Perceiving Speech that’s Hardly there:  Reduction in Spontaneous Speech.”  Speech, Hearing, and Language Science Department Colloquium, University of Arizona.  January 2011. 

 

“Reduced Speech and Perception.”  Invited talk, Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting, Tucson, AZ, January 2011.

 

“Integration of Bottom-up and High-level Cues in Parsing Spontaneous Conversational Speech.”  With Dan Brenner (first author), Mirjam Ernestus, and Benjamin V. Tucker.  Poster presentation at the joint Arizona State University – University of Arizona Neuroscience meeting.  November, 2010.

"'Probably, OK, Whatever!':  Variability in Conversational Speech Stops and Flaps."  With Benjamin V. Tucker.  Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, Baltimore, MD, April 2010.

 

"Perception of an Allophonic Distinction from Conversational Speech."  With Anna Woods (first author).  Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, Baltimore, MD, April 2010.

"Reduced Speech:  Seeing Both the Big Picture and the Detail."  Invited talk, meeting of the Dutch Association for Phonetic Sciences, "Speech Production and Perception in the Brain," Leiden University, June 2009.

"Were we or are we?  Perception of Reduced Function Words in Spontaneous Conversations." With Dan Brenner, Anna Woods, Benjamin V. Tucker, and Mirjam Ernestus.  Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, Portland, OR, May 2009.

"'And he was like...':  Production and Perception of Reduced Conversational Speech." Informal talk, University of Massachusetts Department of Linguistics, May 2009.

"Revitalizing the Mutsun Language." Invited talk for the University of Arizona Financial Administrator Series.  April 2009.

"Revitalizing the Mutsun Language:  An Unusual Situation for Sociolinguistics, L2 Teaching, and Language Change."  With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkinburg, and Quirina Luna.  Invited talk, Arizona Senior Academy, Academy Village, Tucson, Arizona, January 2009.

"A fascinating personage in the history of phonetics:  The phonetics and politics of Elise Richter." Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, Paris, June 2008.

"Perception of reduced speech:  Approximated stops." With Benjamin V. Tucker and Amy Fountain.  Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America meeting, Paris, June 2008.

"Revitalizing Mutsun:  The database and the community, or how to get out of the data graveyard." With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkingburg, and Quirina Luna.  Informal talk, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Language and Cognition Group, June 2008.

"Production (or non-production) of American English intervocalic stops." With Benjamin V. Tucker.  First Nijmegen Workshop on Speech Reduction, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, June, 2008.

"Fourth formant drop as a correlate of American English Flaps."  With Benjamin V. Tucker.  Poster presentation, annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, January, 2008.

"An unusual result of prosodic domain boundary effects:  Romanian devoiced nasals."  With Benjamin V. Tucker (first author).  Poster presentation, annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, January, 2008.

"I was jus' like, all, whatever!":  Variability of Stops in Conversational vs. Laboratory Speech of American Undergraduates.  With Benjamin V. Tucker.  Invited colloquium, Institute for Phonetics, University of Cologne, November 2007.

"Revitalizing the Mutsun Language:  An Unusual Situation for Sociolinguistics, L2 Teaching, and Language Change."  With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkinburg, and Quirina Luna.  Invited talk, Sheffield University, Sheffield, England, October 2007.

"I was jus' like, all, whatever!":  Variability of Stops in Conversational vs. Laboratory Speech of American Undergraduates.  With Ben Tucker.  Invited colloquium, Sheffield University, Sheffield, England, October 2007.

"Production and Processing of Variability in Intervocalic Stops:  How do we Understand [ãõ] as 'I don't know'?"  With Benjamin V. Tucker.  4th Annual Meeting of Phonetics and Phonology in Germany, Nijmegen, October 2007.

"Inhibition of processing due to reduction of the American English flap."  With Benjamin V. Tucker (first author).  Poster presentation at the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, August 2007.

"Fourth formant dip as a correlate of American English flaps."  With Mary Dungan (first author), Karen Morian, and Benjamin V. Tucker.  Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of American meeting, Salt Lake City, June 2007.

"Language revitalization is language creation."  With Heather van Volkinburg (first author), Lynnika Butler, and Quirina Luna-Costillas.  Third Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America (CELCNA), Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2007.

"Use of Harrington data in language revitalization and linguistic research:  The Mutsun language."  With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkinburg, and Quirina Luna-Costillas.  Invited colloquium at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, March 2007.

"Variability in Intervocalic Stops:  Production and Processing."  With Benjamin Tucker.  Invited colloquium at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, March 2007.

"Use of Harrington data in language revitalization and linguistic research:  The Mutsun language."  With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkinburg, and Quirina Luna-Costillas. Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Annual Meeting (SSILA), Anaheim, California, January 2007.

"Metathesis in Mutsun morphophonology: Newly discovered data." With Lynnika Butler (first author), Heather van Volkinburg, and Quirina Luna-Costillas. Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Annual Meeting (SSILA), Anaheim, California, January 2007.

"Categorical and Gradient Variability in Intervocalic Stops."  With Benjamin Tucker. Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, January 2007.

"Japanese mora-timing and processing:  The case of devoiced vowels."  With Naomi Ogasawara.  Talk in the invited panel "Speech Timing and Pronunciation Training for the Japanese Language."  Joint meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2006.

"New Evidence for Mutsun Verbal Infixation."  With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkinburg, and Quirina Luna-Costillas (Butler is first author). High Desert Linguistic Society, New Mexico, November 2006.

"'I was jus' like, all, whatever!':  Stops in conversational vs. laboratory speech of American undergraduates."  With Ben Tucker.  Invited talk, Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, June 2006.

"Mutsun language revitalization:  An unusual L2 teaching situation."  With Lynnika Butler, Heather van Volkinburg, Kendra Dyrsten, and Quirina Luna-Costillas.  Invited colloquium, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Program, University of Arizona, March, 2006.

"Sources of variability in linguistic data:  Methods for analyzing random factors.  Part of the tutorial colloquium 'Squeezing the juice out of linguistic data:  Statistics in linguistics.'"  Department of Linguistics colloquium, University of Arizona, March, 2006.