Research interests
Sound change, tone and register, language and music, languages of Southeast Asia

This just in
"Songs in tonal languages". Curiosity Daily, 14 July 2019.

Kirby, J., Ladd, D.R. 2019. Effects of obstruent voicing on vowel F0: implications for laryngeal realism. Yearbook of Poznań Linguistic Meeting 4 (2018), 213-235.

ICPhS 2019 Proceedings papers:

On deck
Cue weighting: thinking outside the box (Satellite workshop of LabPhon 17). Vancouver, 5 July 2020.

Forms and representations in phonology (Satellite workshop of LabPhon 17). Vancouver, 5 July 2020.

Research projects
EVOTONE: The emergence and evolution of linguistic tone (ERC Starting Grant, 2018-2023)

From voicing to register: the evolution of a sound change in Southeast Asia (AHRC, 2017-2020, with Marc Brunelle)

Singing in tone: Text-setting constraints in Southeast Asia (AHRC, 2015-2017)

Other places
4th International Workshop on Sound Change
Phonetics and Phonology at Edinburgh
Journal of Laboratory Phonology