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Refereed Journal Articles

[in revision] Sanker, C. How perceptual learning extends across vowels.


[forthcoming] Sanker, C. and AnderBois, S. Reconstruction of nasality and other aspects of A'ingae phonology. Cadernos de Etnolingüística 11. Article e110101.


Sanker, C. (2023). How do headphone checks impact perception data? Laboratory phonology 14(1). [link]

Sanker, C. (2022). Homophone discrimination based on prior exposure. Journal of Phonetics  95. Article 101182 [pdf]

Sanker, C., Babinski, S., Burns, R., Evans, M., Johns, J., Kim, J., Smith, S., Weber, N., and Bowern, C. (2021)   (Don't) try this at home! The effects of recording devices and software on phonetic analysis. Language 97(4). e360-e382. [link]

Repetti-Ludlow, C., Zhang, H., Gutman, R., Lucitante, H., AnderBois, S., and Sanker, C. (2020). A phonetic sketch of A'ingae (Cofán). Journal of the International Phonetic Association: Illustrations of the IPA 50(3). 431-444. [link]

Sanker, C. (2020). A perceptual pathway for voicing-conditioned vowel duration. Laboratory Phonology 11(1). Art. 18. [link]


Cohen Priva, U. and Sanker, C. (2020). Natural Leaders: Some interlocutors elicit greater convergence across conversations and across characteristics. Cognitive Science 44(10). Article e12897. [link]

Cohen Priva, U. and Sanker, C. (2019). Limitations of difference-in-difference for measuring convergence. Laboratory Phonology 10(1). Article 15. [link]


Sanker, C. (2019). Influence of coda stop features on perceived vowel duration. Journal of Phonetics 75. 43-56. [pdf]


Sanker, C. (2019). Effects of lexical ambiguity, frequency, and acoustic details in auditory perception. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics 81. 323-343. [pdf]

Sanker, C. (2018). Hurrian meter and phonology in the Boğazköy Parables. Journal of the American Oriental Society 138(2). 227-253. [pdf]

Sanker, C. (2018). A survey of experimental evidence for diachronic change. Linguistics Vanguard 4(1). Article 20170039. [pdf]

Conference Proceedings and Others

Sanker, C. (2023). Perceptual discrimination of proper names and homophonous common nouns. Proceedings of the 34th Western Conference on Linguistics, 58-69. Ed. S. Akamine. [pdf]


Sanker, C. (2023). Working with little data: Supplementary methods in placing Egyptian. Ancient Egyptian and Afroasiatic: Rethinking the origins. Eds. M.V. Almansa-Villatoro and S. Štubnová Nigrelli. Eisenbrauns.

Sanker, C. (2022). Frequency-predicted shifts independent of word-specific phonetic details.  Papers in Historical Phonology 7, 81-101. [link]

Sanker, C. (2021). Convergence doesn't show lexically-specific phonetic detail. Supplemental Proceedings of the 2020 Annual Meeting on Phonology. [pdf]

Sanker, C. (2020). Lexical ambiguity and acoustic distance in discrimination. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America 5, 431-445. [pdf]

Sanker, C. (2019). Effects of coda voicing on vowel phonation. Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019, 3323-3327. [pdf]


Sanker, C. (2018). Effects of laryngeal features on vowel duration: Implications for Winter's Law. Papers in Historical Phonology 3. 180-205. [pdf]


Cohen Priva, U. and Sanker, C. (2018). Distinct behaviors in convergence across measures. CogSci 2018 Proceedings,  1515-1520. [pdf]

Yang, S., Sanker, C., and Cohen Priva, U. (2018). The Organization of lexicons: A cross-linguistic analysis of monosyllabic words. Proceedings of the Society for Computation in Linguistics (SCiL) 2018, 164-173. [pdf]


Sanker, C. (2016). Phonetic features of the PIE 'Laryngeals': Evidence from misperception data of modern gutturals. Proceedings of the 27th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, 163-81. [pdf]


Sanker, C. (2015). Comparison of phonetic convergence in multiple measures. Cornell Working Papers in Phonetics and Phonology 2015, 60-75. [pdf]


Sanker, C. (2015). Patterns of misperception of Arabic consonants. Proceedings of the Forty-First Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 7-8, 2015. [pdf]


Tilsen, S., Zec, D., Bjorndahl, C., Butler, B., L'Esperance, M., Fisher, A., Heimisdottir, L., Renwick, M., and Sanker, C. (2012). A cross-linguistic investigation of articulatory coordination in word-initial consonant clusters. Cornell Working Papers in Phonetics and Phonology 2012, 51-81. [pdf]

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