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

This just in
Brunelle, M., Tạ Thành Tấn, Kirby, J., Đinh Lư Giang. 2020. Transphonologization of voicing in Chru: Studies in production and perception. Laboratory Phonology 11(1), 15.

Garellek, M. et al. 2020. Letter to the Editor: Towards open data policies in phonetics. Journal of Speech Science 9, 3-16.

Kirby, J., Ladd, D. R., Gao, J., Elliott, Z. 2020. Elicitation context does not drive F0 lowering following voiced stops: Evidence from French and Italian. JASA Express Letters 148(2), EL147-EL152.

Zhang, Y., Kirby, J. 2020. The role of F0 and phonation cues in Cantonese low tone perception. JASA Express Letters 148(1), EL40-EL45.

Kirby, J., Kleber, F., Siddins, J., Harrington, J. 2020. Effects of prosodic prominence on obstruent-intrinsic F0 and VOT in German. Proc. 10th International Conference on Speech Prosody 2020, 210-214.

Misnadin, J. Kirby. 2020. Acoustic correlates of plosive voicing in Madurese. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 147(4): 2779-2790.

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, 2017-2021, 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