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Selected Publications

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"Under- and overexponence in morphology". To appear in Revealing structure: Finding patterns in grammars and using grammatical patterns to elucidate language, A festschrift to honor Larry M. Hyman, ed. by Gene Buckley, Thera Crane, and Jeff Good. CSLI Publications. Prepublication version.

"The morphology-phonology connection." To appear in Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Prepublication version.


"The role of morphology in Generative Phonology, Autosegmental Phonology and Prosodic Morphology." The Cambridge Handbook of Morphology. , ed. by Andrew Hippisley and Gregory Stump. Cambridge University Press, 513–549. Prepublication version.

"Looking into segments", with Stephanie Shih. Proceedings of AMP 2016. Linguistic Society of America.


"Re-representing phonology: consequences of Q Theory," with Stephanie Shih. Proceedings of NELS 46. Prepublication version..

"The Directionality and Locality of Allomorphic Conditioning in Optimal Construction Morphology." The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connection: Locality and Directionality at the Interface, ed. by Vera Gribanova and Stephanie S Shih. Oxford University Press. Prepublication version.

"Affix ordering in Optimal Construction Morphology". In Daniel Siddiqi and Heidi Harley (eds.), Morphological Metatheory. John Benjamins. 479-511.

"Tone melodies in the age of surface correspondence," with Stephanie Shih. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society.

"The A-map model: articulatory reliability in child-specific phonology," with Tara McAllister Byun and Yvan Rose. Language 92(1). 141–178.

"Morphologically-conditioned tonotactics in multilevel Maximum Entropy grammar," with Stephanie Shih. In Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Meeting on Phonology, ed. by Gunnar Hansson et al.

"Testing the learnability of writing systems," with Keith Johnson, Charles Lee, Emil Minas, George Mulcaire, Gek Yong Keng, and Tomomi Yuasa. Proceedings of the 39th annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Prepublication version.


"What is Reduplication? Typology and Analysis, Part 1/2: The Typology of Reduplication," with Laura Downing. Language and Linguistics Compass 9(12): 502-515. DOI: 10.1111/lnc3.12166

"What is Reduplication? Typology and Analysis", Part 2/2: The Analysis of Reduplication," with Laura Downing. Language and Linguistics Compass 9(12): 516–528. December 2015. DOI: 10.1111/lnc3.12152.

"Confidence scales: a new approach to derived environment effects." In Yuchau E. Hsiao and Lian-Hee Wee (eds.), Capturing Phonological Shades. Cambridge Scholars Press. Prepublication version.


"Unstable surface correspondence as the source of local conspiracies," with Stephanie Shih. In Jyoti Iyer and Leland Kusmer (eds), Proceedings of the 44th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. 191-204.

The Interplay of Morphology and Phonology. Oxford Surveys in Syntax and Morphology 8. Oxford University Press.

"Non-concatenative derivation: Reduplication". In Rochelle Lieber and Pavel Stekauer (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Derivational Morphology. Oxford University Press. Prepublication version.

"Reduplication in Kuuk Thaayorre," with Alice Gaby. In Rene Kager, Janet Grijzenhout and K. Sebregts (eds.), Where the principles fail: A Festschrift for Wim Zonneveld. Holland Ridderkerk. Prepublication version.

"Child consonant harmony and phonologization of performance errors," with Tara McAllister Byun. 2014. In Hsin-Lun Huang, Ethan Poole and Amanda Rysling (eds.), Proceedings of NELS 43. Amherst: GLSA. 291-302.

"A subsegmental correspondence approach to contour tone (dis)harmony patterns", with Stephanie Shih. 2014. In John Kingston, Claire Moore-Cantwell, Joe Pater and Robert Staubs (eds.), Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting on Phonology. Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC.


"Word construction: tracing an optimal path through the lexicon," with Gabriela Caballero. 2013. Morphology 23:103-143.


"Reduplication." In J. Trommer (ed.), The handbook of exponence. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2012.


"The phonology-morphology interaction." In John Goldsmith, Jason Riggle and Alan Yu (eds.), Handbook of Phonological Theory, 2nd edition. Blackwell Publishing. 2011.

"The intepretation of phonological patterns in first language acquisition," with Yvan Rose. In Marc van Oostendorp, Colin Ewen, Elizabeth Hume and Keren Rice (eds.), Blackwell Companion to Phonology. Blackwell. Vol. 4, Ch. 101. 2011.

"Another look at velar deletion in Turkish, with special attention to the derived environment condition." In Eser Taylan and Bengisu Rona (eds.), Puzzles of Language: Essays in honour of Karl Zimmer. Harrassowitz. 2011. A slightly earlier version appears in the UC Berkeley Phonology Laboratory Annual Report 2009, 387-403.


The Nature of the Word: Essay in Honor of Paul Kiparsky, co-edited with Kristin Hanson. MIT Press. 2009.

"Morphosyntactic correspondence in Bantu reduplication," with Larry Hyman and Galen Sibanda. In K. Hanson and S. Inkelas (eds.), The Nature of the Word: Essays in Honor of Paul Kiparsky. MIT Press. 2009.


"The Dual Theory of Reduplication". Linguistics 46:351-402. 2008.

"Positional neutralization: a case study from child language," with Yvan Rose. Language 83:707-736. 2007.


"Is Grammar Dependence Real?," with Cheryl Zoll. Linguistics 45:133-171. 2007.

"Morphophonemics and the lexicon: a case study from Turkish," with Anne Pycha and Ronald Sprouse. In M. J. Sole, P. Beddor, and M. Ohala (eds.), Experimental Approaches to Phonology. Oxford University Press. 2007.


"Reduplication." In Keith Brown, ed., Encylopedia of Language and Linguistics. Elsevier: Oxford. 417-419. 2006.

"Underspecification." In Keith Brown, ed., Encylopedia of Language and Linguistics. Elsevier: Oxford. 224-226. 2006.

"The architecture and the implementation of a finite state pronunciation lexicon for Turkish", with Kemal Oflazer. Computer Speech and Language. 80-106. 2006.


Reduplication: Doubling in Morphology, with Cheryl Zoll. Cambridge University Press. 2005.

"Morphological doubling theory: evidence for morphological doubling in reduplication." In Bernhard Hurch (ed.) Studies on Reduplication. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.


"Turkish stress: a review", with C. Orhan Orgun. Phonology 20:139-161. 2003.

"J's rhymes: a longitudinal case study of language play." Journal of Child Language 30, 557-581. 2003.


"Reconsidering Bracket Erasure," with C. Orhan Orgun. Yearbook of Morphology 2001:115-46.

"Labial Attraction: an empirical perspective," with Gunnar Ó. Hansson, Aylin Küntay, and C. Orhan Orgun. Turkic Languages 5: 169-97.


"TELL: Turkish Electronic Living Lexicon," with Aylin Küntay, C. Orhan Orgun and Ronald Sprouse. Turkic Languages 4(2): 253-75.

"Phonotactic blocking through structural immunity." In B. Stiebels and D. Wunderlich (eds.), Lexicon in Focus. Studia grammatica 45. Berlin: Akademie Verlag.


"Exceptional Stress-Attracting Suffixes in Turkish: Representations vs. the Grammar." In H. van der Hulst, R. Kager, and Wim Zonneveld (eds.), The Prosody-Morphology Interface. Cambridge University Press.


"The theoretical status of morphologically conditioned phonology: a case study of dominance effects." In Geert Booij and Jaap van Marle, eds., Yearbook of Morphology 1997. Dordrecht: Kluwer. 121-155.

"Level (Non)ordering in Recursive Morphology: Evidence from Turkish," with C. Orhan Orgun. In S. Lapointe (ed.), Morphology and its Relations to Syntax and Phonology. Stanford: CSLI Publications. 360-392.


"The implications of lexical exceptions for the nature of grammar," with C. Orhan Orgun and Cheryl Zoll. In I. Roca (ed.), Constraints and Derivations in Phonology. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 393-418.

"Emergent templates: the unusual case of Tiene", with Larry M. Hyman. In V. Miglio and B. Morén, eds., Proceedings of the Hopkins Optimality Workshop/Maryland Mayfest 1997. Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics 5. College Park: University of Maryland. 92-116.


"The Interaction of Phrase and Word Rules in Turkish: a paradox in the prosodic hierarchy." The Linguistic Review 13:193-217.


"The Phonology/Syntax Interface," with Draga Zec. In J. Goldsmith (ed.), Handbook of Phonological Theory. Basil Blackwell.

"The Consequences of Optimization for Underspecification." In E. Buckley and S. Iatridou (eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Northeastern Linguistics Society. Amherst: GLSA. 287-302.

"Review of Jolanta Szpyra (1989), The Phonology-Morphology Interface: Cycles, Levels and Words." Phonology 11.

"Level Ordering and Economy in the Lexical Phonology of Turkish," with C. Orhan Orgun. Language 71.763-793.


"Major Class Alternations," with Young-mee Cho. In E. Duncan et al (eds.), Proceedings of the Twelfth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Stanford Linguistics Association.


"Nimboran Position Class Morphology. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 11:559-624.

"Inalterability as Prespecification," with Young-mee Cho. Language 69.3.

"Deriving Cyclicity." In S. Hargus and E. Kaisse (eds.), Studies in Lexical Phonology. San Diego: Academic Press.

"Auxiliary Reduction without Empty Categories: A Prosodic Account," with Draga Zec. Working Papers of the Cornell Phonetics Laboratory, No. 8.


"Where Phonology and Phonetics Intersect: The Case of Hausa Intonation," with W. R. Leben. In M. Beckman and J. Kingston (eds.), Papers in Laboratory Phonology: Between the Grammar and Physics of Speech. Cambridge University Press. 17-34.

"The Place of Clitics in the Prosodic Hierarchy," with D. Zec. In D. Bates (ed.), Proceedings of the Tenth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Stanford Linguistics Association.

"Generative Phonology," with P. Kiparsky. In W. Bright (ed). Oxford Encyclopedia of Linguistics.


"Prosodically Constrained Syntax," with D. Zec. In S. Inkelas and D. Zec (eds.), The Phonology-Syntax Connection. CSLI publications and the University of Chicago Press.


"Serbo-Croatian Pitch Accent: The Interaction of Tone, Stress and Intonation," with D. Zec. Language 64:2.

"Prosodic Constraints on Syntax: Hausa fa." In H. Borer (ed.), Proceedings of the Seventh West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Stanford Linguistics Association.


"Tone Feature Geometry." In J. Blevins and J. Carter (eds.), Proceedings of the Northeastern Linguistics Society 18. Graduate Students Linguistics Association, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 223-237.