Select Publications

Nycz, Jennifer. 2019. Linguistic and Social Factors Favoring Acquisition of Contrast in a New Dialect. Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, August 2019.

Nycz, Jennifer. 2019. Media and second dialect acquisition. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 39: 152-160.

Nycz, Jennifer. 2018. Stylistic variation among mobile speakers: Using old and new regional variables to construct complex place identity. Language Variation and Change 30(20): 175-202.

De Decker, Paul & Jennifer Nycz. 2017. The technology of conducting sociolinguistic interviews. In Mallinson, Christine, Becky Childs & Gerard van Herk (eds.), Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Methods and Applications (2nd Ed.) pg. 123-130.

Nycz, Jennifer. 2016. Awareness and acquisition of new dialect features. In Babel, Anna (ed.), Awareness and Control in Sociolinguistic Research. Cambridge University Press. 62-79.

Nycz, Jennifer. 2015. Second dialect acquisition: A sociophonetic perspective. Language and Linguistics Compass 9: 469-482.

Johnson, Daniel Ezra and Jennifer Nycz. 2015. Partial mergers and near-distinctions: Stylistic layering in dialect acquisition. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 21(2): Article 13. 

Nycz, Jennifer & Lauren Hall-Lew. 2014. Best practices in measuring vowel merger. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4894063

Watt, Dominic, Carmen Llamas, Gerard J. Docherty, Damien Hall, & Jennifer Nycz. 2014. Language and identity on the Scottish/English border. In Watt, Dominic and Carmen Llamas (eds.), Language, Borders and Identity. Edinburgh University Press. 8–26.

Nycz, Jennifer. 2013. New contrast acquisition: Methodological issues and theoretical implications. English Language & Linguistics 17(2): 325-357.

Nycz, Jennifer. 2013.  Changing words or changing rules? Second dialect acquisition and phonological representation. Journal of Pragmatics 52: 49–62. Click here for a video of me talking  about this paper with the Memorial University Newfoundland Sociolinguistics Reading Group! 

De Decker, Paul & Jennifer Nycz. 2012. Are tense [æ]s really tense? The mapping between articulation and acoustics. Lingua 122:7. Corrected and color figures.

Nycz, Jennifer. 2011.  Second Dialect Acquisition: Implications for Theories of Phonological Representation. Doctoral Dissertation, New York University. 

De Decker, Paul & Jennifer Nycz. 2011.  For the Record: Which Digital Media Can be Used for Sociophonetic Analysis? University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 17:2, Article 7.

Docherty, Gerard J., Dominic Watt, Carmen Llamas, Damien Hall & Jennifer Nycz. 2011. Variation in Voice Onset Time along the Scottish-English border. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, August 2011. 591–594.

Anttila, Arto, Vivienne Fong, Stefan Benus & Jennifer Nycz. 2008. Variation and opacity in Singapore English Consonant clusters. Phonology 25(2): 181–216.

[Proceedings papers superceded by later articles, earlier editions of book chapters, and other minor publications not listed here, though you can find them on my CV, linked above]