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.
- Hay J., Walker A., Sanchez K. and Thompson K. (2019) Abstract social categories facilitate access to socially skewed words. PLoS ONE 14(2) http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210793.
- Todd S., Pierrehumbert JB. and Hay J. (2019) Word frequency effects in sound change as a consequence of perceptual asymmetries: An exemplar-based model. Cognition 185: 1-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2019.01.004.
- Hay JB., Drager K. and Gibson A. (2018) Hearing r-sandhi: The role of past experience. Language 94(2): 360-404. http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/lan.2018.0020.
- Shaw J., Best C., Docherty G., Evans B., Foulkes P., Hay JB. and Mulak K. (2018) Resilience of English vowel perception across regional accent variation. Laboratory Phonology 9(1) 11 http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/labphon.87.
- Walker A., Hay J., Drager K. and Sanchez K. (2018) Divergence in speech perception. Linguistics 56(1): 257-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/ling-2017-0036.