Some of my interests

I am a team member in the AHRC-funded FITS project: From Inglis to Scots: Mapping sounds to spellings.

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I have studied the current perception and diachronic patterns of stress in this language-isolate of Chile and Argentina, and have funding to begin work on a diachronic corpus focusing on the language’s phonology and morphology.

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I have studied the diachronic relationship between prosodic structure and morphology at the “strong” edge of words in Germanic languages.

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I am interested in the overall diachronic relationship between the parsing of units of meaning and larger domains of sound structure

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I have done some research on the acoustic correlates of cross-boundary geminates in English and German.

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Recent Publications

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Projects

Corpus of Historical Mapudungun

Still very much at the drawing-board stage, I have now secured funding (Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, to begin in April, 2018) to create a linguistically tagged corpus of the earliest attestations of written Mapudungun.

FITS: Form Inglis to Scots

Mapping sounds to spellings. (An AHRC project at the University of Edinburgh’s Angus McIntosh Centre)

Teaching

Although my current contract is as a researcher, I do occasionally do some teaching in the following English Language and Linguistics courses here at Edinburgh:

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