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I've resigned my position at the University of Maryland and am pursuing other career options, so the list below is my Complete Works in linguistics.
Ling 460 web links
Segmental Phonology in Optimality Theory: Constraints and
Representations. Editor. 2001, Cambridge University Press. Click here for table of contents.
"Markedness and the typology of epenthetic vowels" to appear in Proceedings of Linguistics and Phonetics 2002.
"Complex constraints and linguistic typology in Optimality Theory" with Haruka Fukazawa. The Linguistic Review. 2003, 20: 195215
"Second language data and constraints on Manner." Second Language Research 2003
"Coronal epenthesis and markedness", Phonology 2002, 19: 219-251.
"Why Place and Voice are different: constraint-specific alternations and Optimality Theory." Lombardi, ed.2001
"Consonant transparency and vowel echo." With Adamantios Gafos. Proceedings of NELS 29, volume 2.
"Evidence for MaxFeature constraints from Japanese," University of Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics volume 7, 1998
"Positional faithfulness and voicing assimilation in Optimality Theory,"Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 17, 1999.
"Syntactic priming in immediate recall of sentences," with Mary C. Potter, Journal of Memory and Language 38. 1998.
"Coronal epenthesis and markedness," Proceedings of the Hopkins Optimality Workshop/Maryland Mayfest 1997, Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics.
"Restrictions on direction of voicing assimilation," Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics 4, 1996, 89-155.
"Postlexical rules and the status of privative features," Phonology 13, 1996, 1-38.
"Dahl's Law and privative [voice]," Linguistic Inquiry 26, 1995, 365-72.
"Laryngeal neutralization, Alignment, and Markedness," University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers in Linguistics volume 18: "Papers in Optimality Theory," 1995, 225-248.
"Affricates, level-ordering and the feature [strident]," Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics 3, 1995, 89-115.
"Laryngeal neutralization and syllable wellformedness," Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 13, 1995, 39-74.
"Laryngeal features and privativity," The Linguistic Review 12, 1995, 35-59.
Laryngeal features and laryngeal neutralization, Garland Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics series, 1994.
"The regeneration of syntax in short-term memory," with Mary C. Potter, Journal of Memory and Language 31, 1992, 713-733.
"The prosodic morphology of Choctaw," with John J. McCarthy, Phonology 8, 1991, 37-72.
"The nonlinear organization of the affricate." Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 8, 1990, 375-425.
"Regeneration in the short-term recall of sentences," with Mary C. Potter, Journal of Memory and Language, 29, 1990, 633-654.
Brandeis University BA 1984
University of Massachusetts at Amherst 1991 PhD in Linguistics
Dissertation: Laryngeal features and laryngeal neutralization, Supervised by John J. McCarthy
1992-present: Assistant Professor, Linguistics, University of Maryland at College Park.
1991-1992: Assistant Professor, Linguistics, University of Toronto.
Haruka Fukazawa. Theoretical implications of OCP effects on features in Optimality Theory. 1999.
Patricia Hironymus, Selection of the optimal syllable in an alignment-based theory of sonority. 1999.
Viola Miglio, Interactions between markedness and faithfulness in vowel systems. 1999.
Frida Morelli, The phonotactics and phonology of obstruent clusters in Optimality Theory. 1999.
Bruce Moren, Distinctiveness, coercion, and sonority: a unified theory of weight. 1999.
Rachel Crain, Temporal ordering and the organization of the sign in ASL
Member, Dissertation committee:
Adamantios Gafos, Johns Hopkins Department of Cognitive Science; May 1996.
Caro Struijke, 2000