Duration in Production & Perception
Duration in Production & Perception

In order to better understand phonemic merger and near-merger, I investigate how cues beyond spectral cues (such as duration) influence perception of merged vowel classes and how perception of duration relates to production.

Convergence to Southern Speech
Convergence to Southern Speech

My dissertation focuses on expectation-driven convergence (in the absence of observed linguistic behavior) to Southern speech.

Misunderstandings
Misunderstandings

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Tagalog Syntax
Tagalog Syntax

I have researched Tagalog word order and voicing system, as well as glottal stop elision and compensatory phonation.