Patrick Jones

Part-Time Lecturer in Linguistics
546 Nightingale
PhD Candidate, Theoretical Linguistics, MIT



Areas of Research/Interest:

Phonological theory; tone; the interaction between phonology and morphology; opacity; phonetics; African languages (especially Bantu, e.g. Swahili and Kinande); Bantu tense and aspect

Selected Publications:

  • Jones, Patrick Jackson (2011, under revision): The Phonological Stem in Kinande.
  • Jones, Patrick Jackson (2011).  Glide formation in Kinande does not neutralize an underlying ATR contrast. In Selected Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference on African Linguistics.  Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
  • Jones, Patrick Jackson (2010). New Evidence for a Phonological Stem Domain in Kinande.  In Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 28. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
  • Jones, Patrick Jackson (2009).  Accounting for arbitrary syncretism in the verbal system of Kinande.  Ms, MIT.
  • Flemming, Edward and Patrick Jones (2006). Cues to stop place in Stop-Liquid clusters. Poster presented at 152nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Hart, Sean and Jones, Patrick (2001). Fiber Optic Quantum Counter Probe for Incident Excitation Energy Correction in Fluorescence Measurements. Applied Spectroscopy 55, 1717-1724.
  • Linguistics Program
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