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

This just in
Pittayaporn, P., Kirby, J. (2017). Laryngeal contrasts in the Tai dialect of Cao Bằng. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 47(1), 65-85.

On deck
Shoemark, P., Goldwater, S. Kirby, J. Topic and audience effects on distinctively Scottish vocabulary usage in Twitter data. EMNLP Workshop on Stylistic Variation, Copenhagen, 8 September 2017.

Kirby, J., Ladd, D. R. Effects of obstruent voicing on vowel F0: implications for laryngeal realism. 47th Poznań Linguistic Meeting thematic session Beyond VOT – searching for realism in laryngeal phonology, Poznań, 19 September 2017.

Other places
4th International Workshop on Sound Change
Phonetics and Phonology at Edinburgh
Journal of Laboratory Phonology
Institut für Phonetik und Sprachverarbeitung (LMU München)