Publications (by area; preprint versions available as pdf files)

Syllable Weight and Stress

Disentangling stress and pitch accent: Toward a typology of prominence at different prosodic levels, 2014, in Harry van der Hulst (ed.), Word Stress: Theoretical and Typological Issues, pp. 83-118. Oxford University Press. (pdf)

Sonority and central vowels: A cross-linguistic phonetic study, 2012, In The Sonority Controversy, edited by Steve Parker, pp. 219-256. Mouton de Gruyter [co-authored with Edita Ghushchyan, Brad McDonnell, Daisy Rosenblum, and Patricia Shaw]. (pdf)

The acoustic correlates of stress and pitch accent in Tashlhiyt Berber, 2012, Journal of Phonetics 40, 706-724 [co-authored with Latifa Nafi]. (pdf)

Syllable structure and extrametricality: a typological and phonetic study, 2010, Studies in Language 34, 131-166. [co-authored with Carmen Jany, Carlos Nash, and Nobutaka Takara]. (pdf)

Vowel and consonant sonority and coda weight: a cross-linguistic study, 2008, West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 26, 208-216. [co-authored with Carmen Jany, Carlos Nash, and Nobutaka Takara] (pdf)

How universal is the sonority hierarchy?: A cross-linguistic acoustic study, 2007, Proceedings of ICPhS XVI, 1401-1404. [co-authored with Carmen Jany, Carlos Nash and Nobutaka Takara] (pdf)

A perceptually-driven account of onset-sensitive stress, 2005, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 23, 595-653 (pdf)

Syllable weight: phonetics, phonology, typology, 2006, Routledge. (http://www.routledge.com/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp?sku=&isbn=9780415976091&parent_id=&pc=/shopping_cart/search/search.asp?search%3Dmatthew%2Bgordon)

Positional weight constraints in Optimality Theory, 2004, Linguistic Inquiry 35, 692-703 (pdf)

Syllable weight, 2004, in Bruce Hayes, Robert Kirchner, and Donca Steriade (eds.), Phonetic Bases for Phonological Markedness, pp. 277-312. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (pdf)

Weight-by-positon adjunction and syllable structure, 2002, Lingua 112, 901-931 (pdf)

A factorial typology of quantity insensitive stress, 2002, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 20, 491-552(pdf), Typology with References (pdf), Factorial Typology Outputs (pdf)

A phonetically-driven account of syllable weight, 2002, Language 78, 51-80 [also in UCLA Working Papers in Phonology 2 (pdf)] Appendices: Appendix 1 (pdf), Appendix 2 (pdf), Appendix 3 (pdf)

Syncope induced metrical opacity as a weight effect, 2001, West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 20, 206-19 (pdf)

A typology of contour tone restrictions, 2001, Studies in Language 25, 405-444 (pdf)

Re-examining default-to-opposite stress, 2000, Berkeley Linguistics Society 26, 101-112 (pdf)

The tonal basis of final weight criteria, 2000,Chicago Linguistics Society 36 (Main Session), 141-56 (pdf)

The process specific nature of weight: the case of contour tone restrictions, 1998, West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 17, 235-49

Syllable weight and the phonetics/phonology interface, 1997, Berkeley Linguistics Society 23, 111-122.

Muskogean Languages

Some phonetic structures of Koasati, 2015, International Journal of American Linguistics 81, 83-118 [co-authored with Jack Martin and Linda Langley] (pdf)

Pitch accent timing and scaling in Chickasaw, 2008, Journal of Phonetics 36, 521-535. (pdf)

A phonetic study of final vowel lengthening in Chickasaw , 2007, International Journal of American Linguistics 73, 293-330 [co-authored with Pam Munro] (pdf)

A phonological and phonetic study of word-level stress in Chickasaw, 2004, International Journal of American Linguistics 70, 1-32 (pdf)

The intonational realization of contrastive focus in Chickasaw, 2007, in Topic and Focus: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on Meaning and Intonation, edited by Chungmin Lee, Matthew Gordon, and Chungmin Lee, Springer. (pdf)

An autosegmental/metrical model of Chickasaw intonation, 2005, in Sun-Ah Jun (ed.), Prosodic Transcription and Typology: a Unified Approach, pp. 301-330. Oxford: Oxford University Press (pdf)

The phonology of pitch accents in Chickasaw, 2003, Phonology 20, 173-218. (pdf)

Chickasaw [co-authored with Pamela Munro and Peter Ladefoged], 2002, Journal of the International Phonetic Association 31, 287-290 (pdf)

Some phonetic structures of Chickasaw, 2000, Anthropological Linguistics 42, 366-400. [co-authored with Pamela Munro and Peter Ladefoged].(pdf)

The intonational structure of Chickasaw, 1999, Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, pp. 1993-1996 (pdf)

Chickasaw intonation: a descriptive study, 1999, Proceedings from the 2nd Workshop on American Indigenous Languages, 53-67.

Northwest Caucasian Languages

A comparative phonetic study of the Circassian languages, 2013, Berkeley Linguistics Society 37 (2011), 3-17 [co-authored with Ayla Applebaum]. (pdf)

Prosodic fusion and minimality in Kabardian, 2010, Phonology 27, 45-76 [ co-authored with Ayla Applebaum]. (pdf)

Acoustic correlates of stress in Turkish Kabardian, 2010, Journal of the International Phonetic Association 40, 35-58 [co-authored with Ayla Applebaum].

Intonation in Turkish Kabardian, 2007, Proceedings of ICPhS XVI, 1045-1048. [co-authored with Ayla Applebaum] (pdf)

Phonetic structures of Turkish Kabardian, 2006, Journal of the International Phonetic Association 36(2), 159-186 [co-authored with Ayla Applebaum](pdf)

Balto-Finnic Languages

Prominence and gemination in Ingrian, 2010, Linguistica Uralica 45, 81-100. (pdf)

The “neutral” vowels of Finnish: How neutral are they?, 1999, Linguistica Uralica 35, 17- 21 (pdf).

A fortition-based approach to Balto-Fennic-Sámi consonant gradation, 1998, Folia Linguistica Historica 18, 49-79 (pdf).

Phonetic correlates of stress and the prosodic hierarchy in Estonian, 1997, in Ross, J. and Ilse Lehiste (eds.). Estonian Prosody: Papers from a Symposium, pp. 100-24. Tallinn: Institute of Estonian Language. (pdf)

The effect of stress and prosodic phrasing on duration, acoustic amplitude and air flow of nasals in Estonian, 1996, UCLA Working Papers in Phonetics 92, 151-159.

Athabaskan Languages

An intergenerational investigation of Hupa stress, 2004, Berkeley Linguistics Society 30 [co-authored with ed Luna] (pdf)

Some phonetic structures of Western Apache, 2001, International Journal of American Linguistics 67, 415-448 [co-authored with Brian Potter, John Dawson, Willem de Reuse, Peter Ladefoged] (pdf)

Linguistic aspects of voice quality with special reference to Athabaskan, 2001, Proceedings of the 2001 Athabaskan Languages Conference, 163-178 (pdf)

Laryngeal timing and correspondence in Hupa, 2001, UCLA Working Papers in Phonology 5, 1-70 (pdf)

The phonetic structures of Hupa, 1996, UCLA Working Papers in Phonetics 93, 164-187.

Other Languages

Émérillon stress: a phonetic and phonological study, 2006, Anthropological Linguistic 48, 132-168 [co-authored with Françoise Rose] (pdf)

Collecting phonetic data on endangered languages, 2003, 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 207-210. (pdf)

The phonetics of Ndumbea, 1999, Oceanic Linguistics 38, 66-90. [co-authored with Ian Maddieson] (pdf).

The phonetics of Paici, 2004, [co-authored with Ian Maddieson], Oceanic Linguistics 43, 296-310 (pdf).

Notes on the phonetics of Sele, with particular attention to vowels, 1996, UCLA Working Papers in Phonetics 93, 149-163. [co-authored with Ian Maddiesion].

Cross-Linguistic Phonetic Studies

A cross-linguistic acoustic study of fricatives, 2002, Journal of the International Phonetic Association 32, 141-174 [co-authored with Paul Barthmaier and Kathy Sands] (pdf)

Phonation types: a cross-linguistic overview, 2001, Journal of Phonetics 29, 383-406. [co-authored with Peter Ladefoged] (pdf).

The phonetics and phonology of non-modal vowels: a cross-linguistic perspective, 1998, Berkeley Linguistics Society 24, 93-105 (pdf).

Handbook Chapters

Metrical stress theory, 2011, In The New Handbook of Phonology, edited by John Goldsmith, Jason Riggle, and Alan Yu, pp. 141-163. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. (pdf)

Stress: phonotactic and phonetic evidence, 2011, The Blackwell Companion to Phonology, edited by Marc van Oostendorp, Colin Ewen, Elizabeth Hume, and Keren Rice, pp 924-948. Wiley-Blackwell. (pdf)

Typology in Optimality Theory, 2007, Language and Linguistics Compass 1, 750-769. (pdf)

Functionalism, 2007, in The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology, edited by Paul de Lacy, pp. 61-78. Cambridge. (pdf)

Edited Volume

Topic and Focus: Cross-linguistic Perspectives on Meaning and Intonation, 2007, Springer [co-edited by Chungmin Lee, Matthew Gordon, and Daniel Büring] (http://www.springer.com/west/home?SGWID=4-102-22-173660058-0&changeHeader=true)

 

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