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).
Areas of Research/Interest:
Phonetics, laboratory and theoretical phonology, second language acquisition, variation.
Affiliated with other departments or programs:
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.