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Lisa Davidson

Lisa Davidson

Professor of Linguistics

Ph.D. 2003, Johns Hopkins University (cognitive science); M.A. 2000, Johns Hopkins University (cognitive science); A.B. 1997, Brown University (linguistics and Hispanic studies).

Office Address: 

Department of Linguistics
New York University
10 Washington Place #505
New York, NY 10003





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Areas of Research/Interest: 

Phonetics, laboratory and theoretical phonology, second language acquisition, variation.

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Selected Publications

Davidson, Lisa and Kevin Roon. 2008. Durational correlates for differentiating consonant sequences in Russian. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 38:2, 137-165.

Davidson, Lisa, Jason Shaw and Tuuli Adams. 2007. The effect of word learning on the perception of non-native consonant sequences. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 122:6, 3697-3709.

Davidson, Lisa. 2007. The relationship between the perception of non-native phonotactics and loanword adaptation. Phonology 24:2, 261-286.

Davidson, Lisa. 2006. Schwa elision in fast speech: segmental deletion or gestural overlap? Phonetica 63:79-112.

Davidson, Lisa. 2006. Phonology, phonetics, or frequency: Influences on the production of non-native sequences. Journal of Phonetics, 34:1, 104-137.

Davidson, Lisa. 2006. Comparing tongue shapes from ultrasound imaging using smoothing spline analysis of variance. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 120:1, 407-415.

Updated on 09/01/2016