Selected Publications and Manuscripts

to appear Grammatical change through lexical accumulation: Voicing co-occurrence restrictions in Afrikaans. Language. (pre publication version)
2014 Gestural Gestural reduction, lexical frequency, and sound change: a study of post-vocalic /l/. Laboratory Phonology, 5:9-36. (With Susan Lin and Patrice Beddor.)
2013
The time course of perception of coarticulation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(4):2350-2366. (With Patrice Beddor, Kevin McGowan, Julie Boland and Anthony Brasher.)
2013
Frequency biases in phonological variation.Natural Language and Linguisic Theory, 31: 47-89. (With Shigeto Kawahara.)(ROA #1098-0810). [Pre-print version.]
2011
With Joe Pater. The place of variation in phonological theory. In John Goldsmith, Jason Riggle & Alan Yu, eds. The Handbook of Phonological Theory. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Blackwell. p. 401-434. (ROA #946-0108). [Pre-print version.]
2011
Gestural reduction and sound change: an ultrasound study. ICPhS XVII, p. 1250-1253. (With Patrice Beddor and Susan Lin.)
2011
Variation: where laboratory and theoretical phonology meet. In Abigail C. Cohn, Cécile Fougeron, and Marie K. Huffman, eds. Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 62-75.
2010
Syllables in speech perception - evidence from perceptual epenthesis. In Charles Cairns & Eric Raimy, eds. Handook of the Syllable. Leiden: E.J. Brill. (pre publication version)
2010
Gradient well-formedness in Harmonic Grammar: Phonological performance as a window on phonological competence. Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan, 14:13-23. (pre publication version)
2010
Phonetically grounded phonology and sound change: the case of Tswana labial plosives. Journal of Phonetics, 38:404-421(With Rigardt Pretorius.) (link)
2009
Grammar is both categorical and gradient. In Steven Parker, ed. Phonological Argumentation: Essays on Evidence and Motivation. London: Equinox. p. 9-42. (ROA #864-0906). [Pre-print version.]
2009
Introduction: phonological models and experimental data. Phonology, 26:1-8.(With René Kager and Joe Pater.)
2009
Phonological variation and lexical frequency. In Anisa Schardl, Martin Walkow, & Muhammad Abdurrahman, eds. NELS 38. Voiume 1. Amherst: GLSA. p. 189-202. ["Short version" and "Long version" available on ROA. Short version is the NELS version. The long version contains a few additional appendices.] (ROA #952-0208)
2009
An integrated gramatical/non-grammatical model of phonological variation. In Young-Se Kang, et al., eds. Current Issues in Linguistic Interfaces. Volume 2. Seoul: Hankookmunhwasa. p. 267-294. (ROA #1033-0609).
2009
Learning lexical indexation. Phonology, 26:109-145. (ROA #1000-1108). [Pre-print version.]
2008
Weighted constraints and gradient restrictions on place co-occurrence in Muna and Arabic. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 26:289-337. (ROA #950-0108) [Pre-print version.] (With Joe Pater.)
2008
Grammaticality and Ungrammaticality in Phonology. Language, 84(2):218-257. (ROA #945-0108). [Pre-print version.]
2007
Post-nasal devoicing in Tswana. In Jürgen Trouvain and William J. Barry, eds.  ICPhS XVI.  p. 861-864. (pdf) (With Susan Lin and Rigardt Pretorius.)
2007
Hamza. In Kees Versteegh, Mushira Eid, Alaa Elgibali, Manfred Woidich, and Andrzej Zaborsky, eds. Encyclopedia of the Arabic Language and Linguistics. Volume III. Leiden: E.J. Brill. p. 228-232.(link)
2007
Global and Local Durational Properties in Three Varieties of South African English. The Linguistic Review, 24:263-289 (link) (With Daan Wissing.)
2006
Variation as accessing "non-optimal" candidates. Phonology, 23(3):337-385. (link)
2005
The OCP in the perception of English. In Sonia Frota, Marina Vigario, Maria Joao Freitas, eds. Prosodies. New York : Mouton de Gruyter. p. 223-245. (pre publication version)
2005
With Joe Pater. Lexically Specific Constraints: Gradience, Learnability, and Perception. In Proceedings of the 3rd Seoul International Conference on Phonology. Seoul: The Phonology-Morphology Circle of Korea. 85-119.
2004
What it Means to be a Loser: Non-Optimal Candidates in Optimality Theory . Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts , Amherst . (ROA # 687-0904)
2003
Just how many languages are there? In Makoto Kadowaki & Shigeto Kawahara. (eds.) NELS 36 : Proceedings of 36 th Meeting the North East Linguistic Society . Amherst : GLSA. p. 103-114. (ROA # 624-1003)
2002
Between-language frequency effects in phonological theory, University of Massachusetts , Amherst . (pdf)
2002
OO-Correspondence as cumulativity. In Angela Carpenter, Andries W. Coetzee & Paul de Lacy. (eds.) University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers in Linguistics 26: Papers in Optimality Theory II . Amherst : GLSA. p. 27-57. (ROA # 628-1103)
2002
Some mathematical properties of EVAL, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
2001
Nasal-only syllables in Tswana. In Graham Horwood & Se-Kyung Kim. (eds.) RuLing 2: Working Papers of Rutgers University . New Brunswick : Rutgers University . p. 1-20. (pdf)
2001
Sympathy Theory and the set of potential winners, University of Massachusetts , Amherst. (ROA # 623-1003)
2000
Post-nasal neutralization phenomena in Tswana - more on *N... constraints, University of Massachusetts , Amherst. (pdf)
1999
Hebrew and Aramaic segholation and the generality and ordering of phonological rules . Journal of Semitic Studies , 44:215-226.
1999
Metathesis in Tiberian Hebrew - a perspective from Optimality Theory . Theoretical Linguistics , 25:99-131.
1999
Tiberian Hebrew Phonology: Focusing on Consonant Clusters.  
Van Gorcum: Assen, the Netherlands . (Studia Semitica Neerlandica 38.)
1998
The phonology of the two hamza's of Qur'anic Arabic. Theoretical Linguistics , 24:219-244.
1997
Syllabification and epenthesis in Tiberian Hebrew - perspectives from Optimality Theory. Journal for Semitics , 9:87-128.
1996
Die ingeborenheid-hipotese van die TGG en Dooyeweerd se filosofie. Koers, 61(1): 83-102. [Title in English: The innateness hypothesis of transformational generative grammar and the philosophy of Dooyeweerd.]
1996
Predicting epenthesis sites for Tiberian Hebrew. South African Journal of Linguistics , Supplement 33:3-22.
1996
The neutral reduced vowel, vowel epenthesis and segholate formation in Tiberian Hebrew. South African Journal of Linguistics , Supplement 31:5-21.
1996
Die akoestiese eienskappe van stemlose eksplosiewe van Afrikaans. South African Journal of Linguistics , Supplement 34:63-82. [Title in English: The acoustical properties of the voiceless plosives of Afrikaans.] (With Daan Wissing.)
1995
Berou en bekering in die prediking van die profete: geïnterpreteer binne die raamwerk van die verbond. In die Skriflig , 29(4): 603-622. [Title in English: Repentance and conversion in the message of the prophets: interpreted within the framework of the covenant.]

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