Papers and presentations

On this page, you can find my downloadable papers and some recent presentations, organized by topic. Presentations are marked in underlined italics, papers are marked in bold.


2020. ‘Extended indexation and the typology of opacity, unnaturalness, and exceptions.’ Old World Conference on Phonology 17, University of Warsaw. [slides]

2019. ‘Bedouin Arabic multiple opacity with indexed constraints in Parallel OT.’ Annual Meeting on Phonology 2019, Stony Brook University. [poster]

2019. ‘Formalizing the connection between opaque and exceptionful generalizations.’ Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, 41:1. DOI: [open access]

2017. With Joe Pater. ‘Learning opacity in Stratal Maximum Entropy grammar.’ Phonology, 34:2, 299-324. [pre-publication version]

Prosodic and metrical structure

2019. ‘Reduction Domains between feet and syllables: evidence from Dutch.’ Glossa 4(1): 94. 1–43. DOI: [open access]

2019. With Gaja Jarosz. ‘Evaluating Domain-General Learning of Parameter Stress Typology.’ SCIL 2019, New York, NY. [slides]

2017. With Gaja Jarosz. ‘Learning Parametric Stress without Domain-Specific Mechanisms.’ In Karen Jesney, Charlie O’Hara, Caitlin Smith, and Rachel Walker (eds.), Proceedings of the 2016 Meeting on Phonology. Washington, DC: Linguistic Society of America. [link]


2018. ‘Learning within- and between-word variation in probablistic OT grammars.’ To appear in Gillian Gallagher, Maria Gouskova, and Sora Yin (eds.), Supplemental Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting on Phonology. Washington, DC: Linguistic Society of America. [link]

2018. ‘Learning both variability and exceptionality in probabilistic OT grammars.’
Society for Computation in Linguistics Inaugural Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. [slides]

(Un)natural classes

Under revision. With Gašper Beguš. ‘Lexicon against Naturalness: Unnatural Gradient Phonotactic Restrictions and Their Origins.’ [manuscript]

2017. With Gašper Beguš. ‘Unnatural and Lexically Gradient Phonology.’ Annual Meeting on Phonology 2017, NYU. [pdf]

2014. ‘A radically emergentist approach to phonological features: implications for grammars.’ Nordlyd, 41:1, 21-58. [link]

Other projects

2018. With Devon Guinn. ‘Evidence for features and phonotactics in beatboxing vocal percussion.’ Old-World Conference in Phonology 15, University College London. [slides]


2016. ‘Extending Hidden Structure Learning: Features, Opacity, and Exceptionality.’ Doctoral Dissertation, University of Massachusetts Amherst. [link]