Jennifer Hay

ProfessorJennifer Hay

Locke Building (English) 210
Internal Phone: 95518


Research Interests

Professor Jen Hay has primary research interests in New Zealand English, sociophonetics, laboratory phonology and morphology. She is Director of the New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour, and is involved in collaborative interdisciplinary projects with a number faculty in the institute.

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Sóskuthy M. and Hay J. (2017) Changing word usage patterns lead to changing word durations in New Zealand English.
  • Best C., Shaw J., Docherty G., Evans B., Foulkes P. and Hay JB. (2016) In the beholder’s ear: Perceiving English vowels across Sydney, London, York and Newcastle accents. Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia: 1st Workshop on Sociophonetic Variability in the English Varieties of Australia, 4-5 Jul 2016
  • Bresnan J. and Hay JB. (2016) The dynamics of 'is' contraction. Leuven, Belgium: Probabilistic variation across dialects and varieties, 4-5 Apr 2016
  • Hay JB. (2016) Perceptual Dynamics (Invited Discussant). Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA: Laboratory Phonology, 14-16 Jul 2016
  • Pierrehumbert J., Hay JB., Walker A. and LaShell P. (2016) Word specific effects in a New Zealand English push chain. Lancaster University, Lancashire, UK: British Association of Academic Phoneticians, 30 Mar-1 Apr 2016