UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor Jennifer Hay

School of Language, Social and Political Sciences; Linguistics; New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain & Behaviour



Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 95518

Office: Locke Building (English) 210

Fields of Research

  • Morphology
  • Phonetics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Laboratory Phonology
  • Sociophonetics
  • New Zealand English

Researcher Summary

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.

Subject Area: Disciplines

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Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

Conference Contribution - Other
  • 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
  • Podlubny R., Hay JB. and McAuliffe M. (2016) Car-talk: How physical environment influences speech production and perception. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA: Laboratory Phonology, 14-16 Jul 2016
  • Clark L., Hay J., Rathcke T., Stuart-Smith J. and Watson K. (2015) How Scottish ancestry influenced early New Zealanders' vowel lengths. Dunedin, New Zealand: New Zealand Linguistics Society, 14-15 Dec 2015
  • Heyne M., Derrick D. and Hay JB. (2015) An ultrasound study of monophthongs in New Zealand English. Western Sydney University, Parramatta, Australia: 46th Annual Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society, 9-11 Dec 2015
  • MacFarlane A. and Hay J. (2015) Voice Activated: Spreading Activation and Indexicality. York, UK: 10th UK Language Variation and Change Conference (UKLVC), 1-3 Sep 2015
  • Needle J., Pierrehumbert J. and Hay J. (2015) Effects of Pseudomorphology on the wordlikeness of pseudowords. Valletta, Malta: Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing 2015, 3-5 Sep 2015
  • Racz P., Beckner C., Hay J. and Pierrehumbert J. (2015) Morphological convergence as on-line lexical analogy. Valletta, Malta: Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, 3-5 Sep 2015
  • Rácz P., Beckner C., Hay JB. and Pierrehumbert JB. (2015) Morphological convergence in an online task. Dunedin: New Zealand Linguistics Society, 14-15 Dec 2015
  • Rose D., Hume B. and Hay JB. (2015) Morphological predictability shapes the phonetic realization of morphemes. Dunedin: New Zealand Linguistics Society Conference, 14-15 Dec 2015
  • Sóskuthy M. and Hay J. (2015) A real-time study of the accumulation of local phonetic effects in lexical representations: changing word durations in New Zealand English. York, UK: 10th UK Language Variation and Change Conference (UKLVC), 1-3 Sep 2015
  • Soskuthy M. and Hay J. (2015) Changing word usage patterns lead to changing word durations in New Zealand English. Toulouse, France: PAC 2015: Variation, Change and Spoken Corpora, 9-13 Apr 2015
  • Watson K., Hay J., Stuart-Smith J., Clark L. and Rathcke T. (2015) How Scottish ancestry influenced early New Zealanders' vowel lengths. York, UK: 10th UK Language Variation and Change Conference (UKLVC), 1-3 Sep 2015
  • Clark L., Hay J., Walsh L. and Millar P. (2014) Investigating within-speaker variation in the QuakeBox Canterbury earthquake stories. Chicago, IL USA: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43, 23-26 Oct 2014
  • Fitzgerald K., Papp V. and Hay J. (2014) F0 as a word boundary cue for segmenting New Zealand English ethnolects. Christchurch, New Zealand: 15th International Australasian Speech Science & Technology Conference (SST), 2-5 Dec 2014
  • Gruber JF., Hay JB., King J. and Johnston L. (2014) Māori gestures of the hands, head and eyebrows. San Diego, CA, USA: 6th International Society for Gesture Studies Conference, 8-11 Jul 2014
  • Gruber JF., Johnston L., Hay J. and King J. (2014) Variations of the hand and brow: Patterns of on-verbal communication in New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: New Ways of Analyzing Variation Asia Pacific 3 (NWAV-AP), 1-3 May 2014
  • Needle J., Pierrehumbert J. and Hay J. (2014) Phonotactic probability and wordlikeness: a flexible pseudoword generator with triphones. Madison, WI, USA: 19th Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference, 12-14 Sep 2014
  • Racz P. and Hay J. (2014) Gender and age as cues in adult social language learning. Grenoble, France: Variation in Language Acquisition, 2-4 Dec 2014
  • Racz P., Beckner C., Hay J. and Pierrehumbert J. (2014) Morphological variation in the English past tense. Chicago, IL USA: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43, 23-26 Oct 2014
  • Racz P., Beckner C., Hay JB. and Pierrehumbert JB. (2014) Rules, Analogy and Social Factors codetermine past-tense formation patterns in English. Baltimore, MD, USA: Joint Workshop between SIGMORPHON and SIGFSM, Association for Computational Linguistics (MORPHFSM2014), 27-27 Jun 2014
  • Rose D., Racz P., Hay J. and Hume B. (2014) Blocking in linguistic associative learning. Christchurch, New Zealand: 15th International Australasian Speech Science & Technology Conference (SST), 2-5 Dec 2014
  • Shaw J., Best CT., Mulak K., Docherty G., Evans B., Foulkes P., Hay J., Al-Tamimi J., Mair K. and Peek M. (2014) Effects of short-term exposure to unfamiliar regional accents: Australians’ categorization of London and Yorkshire English consonants. Christchurch, New Zealand: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association, 3-5 Dec 2014
  • Sóskuthy M., Foulkes P., Hughes V., Hay J. and Haddican B. (2014) Word-specific and sub-phonemic representations: yod-dropping and /u:/-fronting in Derby. National Institute of Japanese Linguistics: 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, 25-27 Jul 2014
  • Fiasson R. and Hay J. (2013) Imitation effects within and across word positions: a cross-linguistic study. Christchurch, New Zealand: Variation and Language Processing 2, 16-18 Jan 2013
  • Fitzgerald K., Hay J. and Papp V. (2013) Word Segmentation Strategies in Pakeha and Māori English. Christchurch, New Zealand: New Zealand Linguistic Society conference, 1-1 Nov 2013
  • Gruber J., Johnston L., Hay J. and King J. (2013) A Māori gestural repertoire. Christchurch, New Zealand: Linguistics Society of New Zealand 20th Biennial Conference, 20-22 Nov 2013
  • Gruber J., King J., Hay J. and Johnston L. (2013) Gesturing with an accent? The influence of speaker and interlocutor ethnicity on the implementation of co-speech gesture. Christchurch, New Zealand: Variation and Language Processing II, 16-18 Jan 2013
  • Hay J. and Walker A. (2013) Skewed experience with words affects lexical access patterns. Christchurch, New Zealand: Variation and Language Processing 2, 16-18 Jan 2013
  • Drager K. and Hay J. (2012) Exploiting random intercepts: Two case studies in sociophonetics.
  • Fiasson R., Hay J., Mounfort-Davies M. and Chevreton S. (2012) A cross-linguistic study of positional transfer using the imitation paradigm. Auckland, New Zealand: 13th Language and Society Conference, 28-29 Nov 2012
  • Gruber J., King J., Hay J. and Johnston L. (2012) Te ngeru me te manu (the cat and the bird): Language dependent non-verbal behaviour in Māori/English bilinguals. Perth, Australia: 43rd Annual Conference of Australian Linguistic Society (ALS), 5-7 Dec 2012
  • Hattori K., Derrick D. and Hay J. (2012) Examination of spontaneous non-native directed speech. Sydney, Australia: 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 6-6 Dec 2012
  • Hay J. (2012) The social side of words. Sydney, Australia: The Social Side of Speech, 11-11 Apr 2012
  • Hay J. (2012) Using a large annotated historical corpus to study word-specific effects in sound change. Dunedin, New Zealand: Australasian Language Technology Workshop (ALTA), 4-6 Dec 2012
  • Hay J. and Kuperman V. (2012) Spoken Morphology: Investigating the implementation of plural /s/ in a large corpus of historical New Zealand English. Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: Data-Rich Approaches to English Morphology: From corpora and experiments to theory and back, 4-6 Jul 2012
  • Hay J., Kuperman V. and Saarinen P. (2012) Paradigmatic structure in plural duration: A cross dialectal study. Auckland, New Zealand: 13th Language and Society Conference, 28-29 Nov 2012
  • Johnston L., King J. and Hay J. (2012) Ethnic and Sex Bias in Televised Non-Verbal Behaviors? Leeuwarden, Netherlands: 13th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology (ICLASP13), 20-23 Jun 2012
  • Johnston L., King J. and Hay J. (2012) Forming impressions of others from the nonverbal gestures they use while speaking different languages. Leeuwarden, Netherlands: 13th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology (ICLASP13), 20-23 Jun 2012
  • Newman K., Johnston L., King J. and Hay J. (2012) New Zealand and non-verbal racism: is there ethnic bias in Shortland Street? Christchurch, New Zealand: Democracy in the Pacific, 18-19 Oct 2012
  • Saarinen P. (2012) Consonant length in Finnish morphological paradigms. Auckland, New Zealand: 13th Language and Society Conference, 28-29 Nov 2012
  • Drager K. and Hay J. (2011) Mergers in Production and Perception. Boston, MA, USA: International Society for the Linguistics of English 2011 Conference (ISLE 2011), 17-21 Jun 2011
  • Drager K., Clifford R. and Hay J. (2011) The production and perception of a low back vowel merger. Georgetown: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 40. Georgetown, 1-1 Oct 2011
  • King J., Hay J. and Johnston L. (2011) Bilingual speakers of Maori: Different language, different gestural cues? Oslo, Norway: International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB8), 15-18 Jun 2011
  • Drager K. and Hay J. (2010) A Novice's Guide to Understanding Mixed Effects Models. San Antonio, TX, USA: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 39 (NWAV 39), 4-6 Nov 2010
  • Drager K. and Hay J. (2010) Visual subliminal primes affect vowel perception. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA: 12th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon 12), 8-10 Jul 2010
  • King J., Hay J. and Johnston L. (2010) Analysing gestural cues in young Māori bilinguals. AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand: 12th New Zealand Language & Society Conference, 22-23 Nov 2010
  • Walker A. and Hay J. (2010) Congruence between 'word age' and 'voice age' facilitates lexical access. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA: 12th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, 8-10 Jul 2010
  • Drager K. and Walker A. (2009) Phonetic variation in polysemous words. San Francisco, CA, USA: Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Annual Meeting, 8-11 Jan 2009
  • Hay J. (2009) Usage-based representations: evidence from New Zealand English /r/-sandhi. Edinburgh, UK: The Sixth Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP6), 22-24 Jan 2009
  • Hay J. and Nilson E. (2009) Self-priming in New Zealanders' speech about Australia. Palmerston North, New Zealand: Linguistic Society of New Zealand 18th Biennial Conference, 30 Nov-1 Dec 2009
  • Nokes J. and Hay J. (2009) A large scale investigation into rhythmic changes in New Zealand English. Palmerston North, New Zealand: Linguistic Society of New Zealand 18th Biennial Conference, 30 Nov-1 Dec 2009
  • Drager K., Hay J. and Walker A. (2008) Emotional affect influencing vowel perception. Chicago, IL USA: 82nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 3-6 Jan 2008
  • Guy G., Hay J. and Walker A. (2008) Phonological, lexical, and frequency factors in coronal stop deletion in early New Zealand English. Wellington, New Zealand: Laboratory Phonology 11 Conference, 30 Jun-2 Jul 2008
  • Hay J. (2008) Speech Perception with Attitude: Adventures on a Fush/Feesh continuum. Sydney, Australia: Australian Linguistics Society, 1-1 Jul 2008
  • Hay J. (2008) Variable environments, alternating environments, and phrasal storage. Blaubeuren, Germany: Second Annual Colloquium of the Stuttgart Collaborative Research Center in Linguistics and Computational Linguistics, 14-16 Nov 2008
  • Hay J., Walker A., Docherty G. and Whitcombe RJ. (2008) Talking about Old Events using Old /t/s. Houston, TX, USA: NWAV 37, 6-9 Nov 2008
  • Docherty G., Hay J. and Walker A. (2007) Variation and Change in New Zealand English phrase-final /t/. Lancaster, UK: UK Language Variation and Change Conference (UKLVC6), 11-13 Sep 2007
  • Hay J. and Toivonen I. (2007) Segment duration in Inari Sami. Kings College, London, UK: Linguistics Association of Great Britain Annual Meeting, 29 Aug-1 Sep 2007
  • Hay J., Walker A. and Drager K. (2007) Getting your facts right: the effect of affect on speech perception. Hamilton, New Zealand: Linguistic Society of New Zealand (LSNZ) 17th Biennial Conference, 19-20 Nov 2007
  • Drager K. and Hay J. (2006) Can you really believe your ears? The effect of stuffed toys on vowel perception. Christchurch, New Zealand: New Zealand Language and Society Conference, 19-20 Aug 2006
  • Hay J. and Maclagan M. (2006) Are all /r/s alike? Degrees of Constriction in New Zealand English intrusive /r/. Christchurch, New Zealand: New Zealand Language and Society Conference, 19-20 Aug 2006
  • Hay J., Drager K. and Warren P. (2006) Cross-dialectal exemplar priming. Paris, France: Laboratory Phonology 10, 29 Jun-1 Jul 2006
  • Toivonen I. and Hay J. (2006) A phonetic study of the Inari Saami ternary length distinction. Aalborg, Denmark: The 22nd Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, 19-22 Jun 2006
  • Hay J. and Gibson A. (2005) Hearing /r/-sandhi. Auckland, New Zealand: New Zealand Linguistic Society, 1 Nov 2005
  • Nolan A., Hay J. and Drager K. (2005) The effect of regional labels on speech perception. Auckland, New Zealand: New Zealand Linguistic Society, 1 Nov 2005
  • Toivonen I. and Hay J. (2005) The effect of vowel length on a ternary consonant length distinction: A phonetic study of Inari Sami. Oakland, CA, USA: 79th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), 6 Jan 2005
  • Anderson N., Arnold J., Barron M., Evans C., Hay J., McConnel D., McKenzie J., Nielsen D. and Walker A. (2004) To thee or not to thee: The linguistic and social distribution of (the) before vowels in New Zealand English. Palmerson North, New Zealand: New Zealand Language and Society Conference, 1 Sep 2004
  • Fromont R. and Hay J. (2004) Development of an interactive digital corpus of New Zealand English. Palmerson North, New Zealand: New Zealand Language and Society Conference, 1 Sep 2004
  • Hay J. and Warren P. (2004) Sound Change and Spoken Word Recognition: Evidence from Merger. Boston, MA, USA: 78th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), 8 Jan 2004
  • Hay J., Warren P. and Drager K. (2004) Sound change and the social indexing of lexical exemplars: evidence from NEAR the SQUARE. Palmerson North, New Zealand: New Zealand Language and Society Conference, 1 Sep 2004
  • Warren P., Hay J. and Thomas B. (2004) The loci of sound change effects in recognition and perception. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL USA: 9th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, 24 Jun 2004
  • Bod R., Hay J. and Jannedy S. (2003) Is there evidence for a probabilistic language faculty? Oviedo, Spain: 12th International Congress of Logic Methodology and Philosophy of Science, 1 Aug 2003
  • Warren P., Rae M. and Hay J. (2003) Word recognition and sound merger: the case of the front-centering dipthongs in New Zealand English. Barcelona, Spain: International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 3 Aug 2003
  • Wright S., Bent T. and Hay J. (2003) Anthony and Cleopatra: A Gendered Frequency Effect and the Naming Conspiracy. Atlanta, GA, USA: Linguistic Society of America, 1 Jan 2003
  • Attardo S., Nelms J., Poggi I. and Hay J. (2002) Multimodal Markers of Sarcasm and Irony. Georgetown: Paper presented at the Georgetown University Roundtable on Linguistics, 1 Mar 2002
  • Baayen H. and Hay J. (2002) Affix productivity and base productivity. Strasbourg, France: ESSE 6, 1 Aug 2002
  • Bent T., Wright S. and Hay J. (2002) Elvis and Priscilla: the Phonological Conspiracy Deepens. San Francisco, CA, USA: Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, 1 Jan 2002
  • Hay J. and Baayen H. (2002) Probabilistic Phonotactics and Morphological Productivity. Strasbourg, France: ESSE 6, 1 Aug 2002
  • Hay J. and Maclagan M. (2002) Does spelling influence perception when sounds are merging? Stanford, CA, USA: Paper presented at NWAV 31, 1 Oct 2002
  • Plag I. and Hay J. (2002) Suffix combinations, grammatical restrictions and parsing. Budapest, Hungary: 10th International Morphology Meeting, 9 May 2002
  • Sudbury A. and Hay J. (2002) The fall and rise of /r/: Rhoticity and /r/-sandhi in early New Zealand English. U Penn Working Papers in Linguistics: NWAV 30, 1 Oct 2002
  • Warren P., Rae M. and Hay J. (2002) Goldilocks and the three beers: Word recognition and sound merger. Melbourne, Australia: 9th Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 3 Dec 2002
  • Hay J. (2001) How-/r/-interesting: Intrusive /r/ after /au/ in New Zealand English. Raleigh, NC, USA: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 30 (NWAV30), 11 Oct 2001
  • Hay J. (2001) Lexical Frequency in Morphological Decomposition: The Relative and the Absolute. Los Angeles, CA, USA: Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, 1 Jan 2001
  • Hay J. (2001) Phonetic evidence for morphological structure: /t/-deletion and pitch accent placement in English. Nijmegen, Netherlands: Perspectives on Morphological Processing II: From Aix-en-Provence to Nijmegen, 11 Jun 2001
  • Sudbury A. and Hay J. (2001) The fall and rise of /r/: Rhoticity and /r/-sandhi in early New Zealand English. Raleigh, NC, USA: Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 30, 11 Oct 2001
  • Hay J., Mendoza-Denton N. and Jannedy S. (2000) Style and Economy: When Frequency Effects Collide. Auckland, New Zealand: 7th New Zealand Language and Society Conference, 1 Jun 2000
  • Wright S. and Hay J. (2000) Fred and Wilma: A Phonological Conspiracy. Stanford, CA, USA: First International Gender and Language Conference (igala1), 6 May 2000
  • Hay J., Faust-West J., Pierrehumbert J. and Beckman M. (1999) Lexical Frequency Effects in Speech Errors. Los Angeles, CA, USA: Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, 1 Jan 1999
  • Hay J., Jannedy S. and Mendoza-Denton N. (1999) Oprah and /ay/:Lexical Frequency, Referee Design and Style. Proceedings of the 14th International Congress on Phonetic Sciences, 21 Jun 1999
  • Hay J. (1998) Social Networks and Teasing: A Case Study. Seattle, WA, USA: American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, 1 Mar 1998
  • Hay J. (1998) The Non-uniformity of Degree Achievements. New York, NY, USA: Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, 1 Jan 1998
  • Hay J. (1997) Who's Joking? The Distribution of Humor in Friendship Groups. Oklahoma: Paper presented at the 8th International Society for Humor Studies Conference, 1 Jul 1997
  • Hay J., Pierrehumbert J. and Beckman M. (1997) Perceived Well-formedness of NC Clusters. Bloomington, Indiana: Paper presented at the Mid-Continental Workshop on Phonology 3, 1 Oct 1997
Additional Publications
  • Rácz P., Hay JB. and Pierrehumbert JB. (2017) Social salience discriminates learnability of contextual cues in an artificial language. Frontiers in Psychology 8(JAN) http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00051.
  • Beckner C., Racz P., Hay J., Brandstetter J. and Bartneck C. (2016) Participants Conform to Humans but Not to Humanoid Robots in an English Past Tense Formation Task. Journal of Language and Social Psychology 35(2): 158-179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0261927X15584682.
  • Hay J. and Foulkes P. (2016) The evolution of medial /t/ over realand remembered time. Language 92(2): 298-330.
  • Racz P., Hay J., Needle J., King J. and Pierrehumbert J. (2016) Gradient Māori phonotactics. Te Reo (in press)
  • Soskuthy M., Hay J., Maclagan M., Drager K. and Foulkes P. (2016) The closing diphthongs in early New Zealand English. In Hickey R (Ed.), Listening to the Past Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Beckner., Clay., Pierrehumbert., Janet., Hay. and Jennifer. (2015) The emergence of linguistic structure in an online iterated language learning task.
  • Best C., Shaw J., Docherty PD., Evans B., Foulkes P., Hay J., Al-Tamimi J., Mair K., Mulak K. and Wood S. (2015) 'From Newcastle MOUTH to Aussie ears : Australians' perceptual assimilation and adaptation for Newcastle UK vowels'. Dresden, Germany: InterSpeech, 6-10 Sep 2015.
  • Best CT., Shaw JA., Mulak K., Docherty G., Evans B., Foulkes P., Hay J., Al-Tamimi J., Mair K. and Peek M. (2015) Perceiving and adapting to regional accent differences among vowel subsystems. Glasgow, UK: 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhs 2015), 10-14 Aug 2015.
  • Foulkes P. and Hay JB. (2015) The Emergence of Sociophonetic Structure. In MacWhinney B; O'Grady W (Ed.), The Handbook of Language Emergence: 292-313. Malden: Wiley Blackwell.
  • Rácz P., Pierrehumbert JB., Hay JB. and Papp V. (2015) Morphological Emergence. In MacWhinney B; O'Grady W (Ed.), The Handbook of Language Emergence: 123-146. Malden: Wiley Blackwell.
  • Rácz., Péter., Beckner., Clay., Hay., Jennifer., Pierrehumbert. and Janet. (2015) Morphological convergence in an online task.
  • Rose D., Hume EV. and hay J. (2015) Morphological predictability shapes the phonetic realization of morphemes. Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Soskuthy M., Foulkes P., Haddican B., Hay J. and Hughes V. (2015) Word-level distributions and structural factors co-determine GOOSE fronting. Glasgow, UK: 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhs 2015), 10-14 Aug 2015.
  • Brandstetter J., Racz P., Beckner C., Sandoval EB., Hay J. and Bartneck C. (2014) A peer pressure experiment: Recreation of the Asch conformity experiment with robots. Chicago, IL: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 14-18 Sep 2014. In Proceedings of the ... IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: 1335-1340.
  • Derrick D., De Rybel T., O'beirne GA. and Hay J. (2014) Listen with your skin: Aerotak speech perception enhancement system. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH: 1484-1485.
  • Derrick D., O'Beirne GA., De Rybel T. and Hay J. (2014) Aero-tactile integration in fricatives: Converting audio to air flow information for speech perception enhancement. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH: 2580-2584.
  • Racz P., Papp V. and Hay J. (2014) Frequency and Corpora. In Hippseley A; Stump G (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Morphology Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Saarinen P. and Hay J. (2014) Affix ordering in derivation. In Lieber R; Štekauer P (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Derivational Morphology: 370-383. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Wright S., Shaw JA., Best CT., Docherty G., Evans B., Foulkes P., Hay J. and Mulak K. (2014) Improvements to vowel categorization in non-native regional accents resulting from single- versus multiple-talker training: A computational approach. Christchurch, New Zealand: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association, 3-6 Dec 2014.
  • Walsh L., Hay J., Bent D., Grant L., King J., Millar P., Papp V. and Watson K. (2013) The UC QuakeBox Project: Creation of a community-focused research archive. New Zealand English Journal 27: 20-32.
  • Fromont R. and Hay J. (2012) LaBB-CAT: An annotation store. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand: Australasian Language Technology Workshop (ALTA), 4-6 Dec 2012. In Proceedings 10:: 113-117. http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/U/U12/U12-2015.
  • Hay J. (2012) Analyzing the ONZE data as evidence for sound change. In Nevalainen T; Traugott EC (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the History of English: 94-97. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Hay J. and Clendon A. (2012) (Non-)rhoticity: Lessons from New Zealand English. In Nevalainen T; Traugott EC (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the History of English: 761-772. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Hay J., Walker A., McKenzie J. and Nielsen D. (2012) The changing realization of 'the' before vowels in New Zealand English. New Zealand English Journal 26: 23-32.
  • Warren P. and Hay J. (2012) Methods and experimental design for studying sociophonetic variation. In Cohn AC; Fougeron C; Huffman M (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology: 634-642. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Clopper C., Hay J. and Plichta B. (2011) Experimental speech perception and perceptual dialectology. In Di Paolo M; Yaeger-Dror M (Ed.), Sociophonetics: A Students' Guide: 149-162. New York: Routledge.
  • Hay J. (2011) A toolbox for teaching phonetics. In Kuiper K (Ed.), Teaching Linguistics: Reflections on Practice: 4-12. London: Equinox.
  • Hay J. (2011) Statistical analysis. In Di Paolo M; Yaeger-Dror M (Ed.), Sociophonetics: A Students' Guide: 198-214. New York: Routledge.
  • Maclagan M. and Hay J. (2011) Transcription. In Di Paolo M; Yaeger-Dror M (Ed.), Sociophonetics: A Student's Guide: 36-45. New York: Routledge.
  • Drager K., Hay J. and Walker A. (2010) Pronounced rivalries: Attitudes and speech production. Te Reo: Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand 53: 27-53.
  • Hay J. and Maclagan M. (2010) Social and Phonetic Conditioners on the Frequency and Degree of 'intrusive /r/' in New Zealand English. In Preston D; Niedzielski N (Ed.), A Reader in Sociophonetics: 41-69. New York: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Maclagan M. and Hay J. (2010) Sociolinguistics in New Zealand. In Ball MJ (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Sociolinguistics around the World: 159-169. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Hay J., Drager K. and Warren P. (2009) Careful who you talk to: An effect of experimenter identity on the production of the NEAR/SQUARE merger in New Zealand english. Australian Journal of Linguistics 29(2): 269-285. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07268600902823128.
  • Hay J., Maclagan M. and Gordon E. (2008) New Zealand English. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 164pp.
  • Hundt M., Hay J. and Gordon E. (2008) New Zealand English: morphosyntax. In Burridge K; Kortmann B (Ed.), Varieties of English: Volume 3: The Pacific and Australasia: 305-340. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Gordon E., Maclagan M. and Hay J. (2007) The ONZE Corpus. In Beal JC; Corrigan KP; Moisl HL (Ed.), Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora. Volume 2: Diachronic Databases: 82-104. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Hay J. (2007) A toolbox for teaching phonetics. Te Reo: Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand 50: 7-16.
  • Hay J. (2007) The phonetics of un-affixation. (submitted November 2005, accepted Jan 2006)
  • Maclagan M. and Hay J. (2007) Getting fed up with our feet: Contrast maintenance and the New Zealand English "short" front vowel shift. Language Variation and Change 19(1): 1-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0954394507070020.
  • Warren P., Hay J. and Thomas B. (2007) The loci of sound change effects in recognition and perception. In Cole J; Hualde JI (Ed.), Laboratory Phonology 9: 87-112. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Docherty G., Hay J. and Walker A. (2006) Sociophonetic patterning of phrase-final /t/ in New Zealand English. Auckland, New Zealand: 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 6-8 Dec 2006. In Proceedings of the 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology: 378-383.
  • Jannedy S. and Hay J. (Ed.) (2006) Journal of Phonetics, 34 (4). Special Issue: Modelling Sociophonetic Variation. Oxford: Elsevier. 125pp.
  • Warren P. and Hay J. (2006) Using sound change to explore the mental lexicon. In Fletcher-Flinn C; Haberman G (Ed.), Cognition, Language and Development: Perspectives from New Zealand: 101-121. Bowen Hills: Australian Academic Press.
  • Hay J. (2005) When is an /r/ not an /r/? Snorting, snoring and guffawing in New Zealand English. Victoria University of Wellington.
  • Hay J. (2005) Morphotactics. In Brown K (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (2nd ed.): 335-336. Oxford: Elsevier.
  • Nielsen D. and Hay J. (2005) Perceptions of Regional Dialects in New Zealand. Te Reo: Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand 48: 95-110.
  • Thomas B. and Hay J. (2005) A pleasant malady: The ellen/allan merger in New Zealand English. Te Reo: Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand 48: 69-93.
  • Gordon E., Campbell L., Hay J., Maclagan M., Sudbury A. and Trudgill P. (2004) New Zealand English: Its Origins and Evolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 390pp.
  • Hay J. and Plag I. (2004) What constrains possible suffix combinations? On the interaction of grammatical and processing restrictions in derivational morphology. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 22(3): 565-596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:NALA.0000027679.63308.89.
  • Hay J. and Schreier D. (2004) Reversing the trajectory of language change: Subject–verb agreement with be in New Zealand English. Language Variation and Change 16(3): 209-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0954394504163047.
  • Hundt M., Hay J. and Gordon E. (2004) New Zealand English: Morphosyntax. In Kortmann B; Burridge K; Mesthrie R; Schneider E (Ed.), A Handbook of Varieties of English Volume 2: Morphology and Syntax: 560-592. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Maclagan M. and Hay J. (2004) The rise and rise of New Zealand English DRESS. Sydney, Australia: 10th Australian International Conference on Speech Science & Technology, 8 Dec 2004. In Proceedings of the 10th Australian International Conference on Speech Science & Technology: 183-188. http://www.assta.org/sst/2004/proceedings/papers/sst2004-326.pdf.
  • Maclagan M. and Hay J. (2004) The rise and rise of NZE DRESS. In Cassidy S; Cox F; Mannell R; Palethorpe A (Ed.), Proceedings of the 10th Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology: 183-188. Sydney: Australian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc.
  • Attardo S., Eisterhold J., Hay J. and Poggi I. (2003) Multimodal markers of irony and sarcasm. Humor 16(2): 243-260.
  • Bod R., Hay J. and Jannedy S. (Ed.) (2003) Probabilistic Linguistics. Cambridge: MIT Press. 451pp.
  • Hay J. (2003) Causes and Consequences of Word Structure. New York and London: Routledge. 237pp.
  • Hay J. (2003) Male Cheerleaders and Wanton Women: Humour among New Zealand Friends. Te Reo 45: 3-36.
  • Hay J. and Baayen H. (2003) Phonotactics, parsing and productivity. Italian Journal of Linguistics 15(1): 99-130.
  • Hay J., Pierrehumbert J. and Beckman M. (2003) Speech Perception, Wellformedness and the statistics of the lexicon. In Local J; Ogden R; Temple R (Ed.), Phonetic Interpretation: 58-74. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Mendoza-Denton N., Hay J. and Jannedy S. (2003) Probabilistic Sociolinguistics: Beyond Variable Rules. In Bod R; Hay J; Jannedy S (Ed.), Probabilistic Linguistics: 97-138. Cambridge: MIT Press.
  • Schreier D., Gordon E., Hay J. and Maclagan M. (2003) The regional and sociolinguistic dimension of /hw/ maintenance and loss in early 20th century New Zealand English. English World-Wide 24(2): 245-269. http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/eww.24.2.06sch.
  • Hay J. (2002) Causes and Consequences of Word Structure. Glot International 6(2/3): 58-64.
  • Hay J. (2002) From speech perception to morphology: Affix ordering revisited. Language 78(3): 527-555.
  • Hay J. and Baayen H. (2002) Parsing and Productivity. In Booij G; van Marle J (Ed.), Yearbook of Morphology 2001: 203-235. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Hay J. and Warren P. (2002) Experiments on /r/-intrusion. Wellington Working Papers in Linguistics 14: 47-58.
  • Sudbury A. and Hay J. (2002) The demise of non-prevocalic /r/ in early New-Zealand English. Brussels, Belgium: r-atics 2: International Workshop on Sociolinguistic, Phonetic and Phonological Characteristics of /r/, 5 Dec 2002. http://www.ulb.ac.be/philo/phonolab/r-atics2/r-atics2.htm.
  • Wright S. and Hay J. (2002) Fred and Wilma: A Phonological Conspiracy. In Benor S; Rose M; Sharma D; Sweetland J; Zhang Q (Ed.), Gendered Practices in Language: 175-192. Stanford: CSLI Publications.
  • Feist M., Fix S., Hay J. and Moore J. (Ed.) (2001) Proceedings of the 10th Student Conference in Linguistics (SCIL 10). Cambridge: MIT Press. 253pp.
  • Hay J. (2001) Lexical frequency in morphology: Is everything relative? Linguistics 39(376): 1041-1070.
  • Hay J. (2001) Lexical Frequency in Morphology: Is Everything Relative? Linguistics 39(6): 1041-1070.
  • Hay J. (2001) Morphological Adjacency Constraints: A Synthesis. Proceedings of SCIL 9. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 36, 23 Jun 2001.
  • Hay J. (2001) The Pragmatics of Humor Support. Humor 14(1): 55-82.
  • Hay J. and Thompson W. (2001) The Semantics of Predicates taking As and To Be Complements. Proceedings of SCIL 9. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 36, 23 Jun 2001.
  • Hay J., Kennedy C. and Levin B. (1999) Scalar Structure Underlies Telicity in 'Degree Achievements'. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 9, Cornell Linguistics Circle Publications,, 1 Jan 1999. : 199-223.
  • Holmes J. and Hay J. (1997) Humour as an Ethnic Boundary Marker in New Zealand Interaction. Journal of Intercultural Studies 18(2): 127-151.
  • Hay JE. and Johnston RJ. (1972) Environmental attitudes and environmental knowledge: air pollution in Christchurch. N.Z. GEOGRAPH.SOC. AUG.: 65-73.