This work explores effect of speech perception strategies upon morphological structure. Jennifer Hay investigates the role of two factors kwn to be relevant to speech perceptions: photactics and lexical frequency.
Jennifer Hay received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 2000, and currently teaches in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Her research interests include New Zealand English, sociophonetics, laboratory phonology, and morphology. She has published articles on morphology, language and gender, humor, phonotactics, and lexical semantics.