• Forthcoming in 2015. Layering and Directionality: Metrical Stress in Optimality Theory. (Advances in Optimality Theory). London: Equinox.

Journal Articles

  • 2012. 'The Odd-Pairty Input Problem', Phonology 29, 383-431. (PDF1) (PDF2).
  • 2012. 'Ancient Greek accent windows', with Brooke Husic, Revista Letras e Letras 28, 29-58. (PDF).
  • 2012. 'Alignment constraints', Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 30, 1-48. (PDF).
  • 2007. 'Non-finality and weight-sensitivity', Phonology 24, 287-334. (PDF).
  • 2007. 'Issues in Banawa prosody: onset-sensitivity, minimal words, and syllable integrity', Linguistic Inquiry 38, 239-285. (PDF).
  • 2002. 'A restrictive theory of metrical stress', Phonology 19, 313-359. (PDF).
  • 2000. 'Structures of the to-infinitive', Lingua 110, 27-58.

Book Chapters

  • 2014. 'Symmetries and asymmetries in secondary stress patterns', in Harry van der Hulst (ed.) Word Stress: Theoretical and Typological Issues. Cambridge University Press.
  • 2011. 'The iambic-trochaic law', in Marc van Oostendorp, Colin Ewen, Beth Hume, and Keren Rice (eds.) A Companion to Phonology, 1052-1077. Blackwell. (PDF).
  • 2011. 'Extrametricality and nonfinality', in Marc van Oostendorp, Colin Ewen, Beth Hume, and Keren Rice (eds.) A Companion to Phonology, 1027-1051. Blackwell. (PDF).
  • 2006. Towards a uniform account of prominence-sensitive stress', in Eric Bakovic, Junko Ito, and John McCarthy (eds.) Wondering at the Natural Fecundity of Things: Essays in Honor of Alan Prince, 139-183. (PDF).

Conference Proceedings

  • 2012. 'Post-peninitial accent in Kashaya: an alternative to initial extrametricality', with Kenneth Hofmeister and Brooke Husic, in Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 29, 117-124. (PDF).
  • 2009. The rhythmic foundations of Initial Gridmark and Nonfinality', in Proceedings of the North East Linguistics Society 38, Volume I, 397-410. (PDF).
  • 2008. 'Bidirectional stress systems', in Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 26, 270-278. (PDF).
  • 1999. Overlapping feet in Polish', Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics VII, 185-203.

Technical Reports

  • 2012. 'The inadequacy of a Faithfulness-based approach to Spanish secondary stress', available as ROA 1154, Rutgers Optimality Archive. (PDF).
  • 2009. 'A closer look at Iterative Foot Optimization and the case against parallelism', available as ROA-1062, Rutgers Optimality Archive. (PDF).
  • 2008. 'Alignment continued; distance-sensitivity, order-sensitivity, and the midpoint pathology',  available as ROA-998, Rutgers Optimality Archive. (PDF).
  • 2008. 'The odd-parity parsing problem', available as ROA-971, Rutgers Optimality Archive. (PDF).
  • 2003. 'Nonfinality', available as ROA-633, Rutgers Optimality Archive. (PDF).

Book Reviews

  • 2013. Review of Steve Parker (2012). The Sonority Controversy. (Phonology and Phonetics 18.) De Gruyter Mouton. Language 89, 976-979.
  • 2011. Review of Nina Topintzi (2010). Onsets: Suprasegmental and Prosodic Behavior. (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 125.) Cambridge University Press. Phonology 28, 141-147. (PDF).


  • 2001. Metrical and Prosodic Structure in Optimality Theory, available as ROA-476, Rutgers Optimality Archive. (PDF).