Peer-reviewed journal articles

Wedel, A., Ussishkin, A., and King, A. Accepted pending revisions. Crosslinguistic evidence for a strong statistical universal: Phonological neutralization targets word-ends over beginnings. Language.

Geary, J., and Ussishkin, A. (2018). Root-letter priming in Maltese visual word recognition. The Mental Lexicon, 13(1): 1-29.  

Hammond, M., Chen, Y., Bell, E., Carnie, A., Archangeli, D., Ussishkin, A., and Fisher, M. (2017). Phonological restrictions on lenition in Scottish Gaelic. Language, 93(2):466-472. Ussishkin, A., Warner, N., Clayton, I., Brenner, D., Carnie, A., Hammond, M., and Fisher, M. (2017). Lexical representation and processing of word-initial morphological alternations: Scottish Gaelic mutation. Laboratory Phonology: Journal of the Association for Laboratory Phonology, 8(1), 8.

Ussishkin, A., Dawson, C., Wedel, A., and Schluter, K. (2015). Auditory masked priming in Maltese spoken word recognition. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience 30:1096-1115.

Francom, J., Hulden, M, and Ussishkin, A. (2014). ACTIV-ES: a comparable, cross-dialect corpus of ‘everyday’ Spanish from Argentina, Mexico, and Spain. Proceedings of Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Iceland, June 2014, 1733–1737.

Warner, N., Clayton, I., Carnie, A., Fisher, M., Brenner, D., Hammond, M., Archangeli, D., and Ussishkin, A. (2013). Perception of Scottish Gaelic alternating (leniting) consonants. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 4070-4070.

Francom, J., Ussishkin, A., and LaCross, A., (2010). How specialized are specialized corpora? Behavioral evaluation of corpus representativeness for Maltese. Proceedings of Language Resource Evaluation Conference (LREC), Malta, May 2010, 421-427.

Francom, J., Woudstra, D., and Ussishkin, A. (2009). Creating a web-based lexical corpus and information-extraction tools for the Semitic language Maltese”. Proceedings of the SEPLN-SALTMIL 2009 Workshop: Information Retrieval and Information Extraction for Less Resourced Languages, University of the Basque Country, 9-16.

Ussishkin, A. (2006). Semitic morphology: root-based or word-based? Morphology 16:37-40.

Ussishkin, A. (2006). Affix-favored contrast inequity and psycholinguistic grounding for nonconcatenative morphology. Morphology 16: 107-125.

Ussishkin, A. (2005). A fixed prosodic theory of nonconcatenative templatic morphology.” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 23: 169-218.

Graf, D., and Ussishkin, A. (2003). Emergent iambs: Stress assignment in Modern Hebrew. Lingua 113:239-270.

Ussishkin, A. (1999). The inadequacy of the consonantal root: Modern Hebrew denominal verbs and output-output correspondence. Phonology 16:401-442.


Book reviews

Ussishkin, A. (2009). Review of Laura J. Downing (2006). Canonical Forms in Prosodic Morphology. (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 12, Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. x+284) Phonology 26:363-366.


Peer-reviewed book chapters

Smith, L.C., and Ussishkin, A. (2015) The role of prosodic templates in diachrony and dialects: Prosodically-driven language change. In P. Honeybone and J. Salmons, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Historical Phonology, 262-288. Oxford University Press.

Cohen, E., and Ussishkin, A. (2013). Stress: Modern Hebrew. In G. Kahn, ed., Encyclopaedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (EHLL), 979-981. Leiden/Boston: Brill.

Ussishkin, A. (2011). Tier segregation. M. van Oostendorp, C. Ewan, E. Hume and K. Rice, eds., The Blackwell Companion to Phonology, 2516-2537.

Ussishkin, A., and Wedel, A. (2009). Lexical Access, Effective Contrast and Patterns in the Lexicon. In P. Boersma and S. Hamann, eds., Phonology in Perception. Mouton de Gruyter, 267-292.

Ussishkin, A., and Twist, A. (2009). Auditory and Visual Lexical Decision in Maltese. In B. Comrie, R. Fabri, B. Hume, M. Mifsud, T. Stolz, and M. Vanhove, eds., Introducing Maltese Linguistics: Proceedings of the 1st International conference on Maltese Linguistics. Studies in Language Companion Series. John Benjamins, Philadelphia/Amsterdam, 233-249.

Ussishkin, A. (2007). Morpheme Position. In P. De Lacy, ed., The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology, 457-472. Cambridge University Press, New York.

Ussishkin, A. (2003). Templatic Effects as Fixed Prosody: The Verbal System in Semitic. In J. Lecarme, ed., Research in Afroasiatic Grammar 2, 511-530. John Benjamins, Amsterdam.


Guest-edited journal issues

Morphology 16 (2006). Special issue on Semitic morphology.


Conference proceedings

Hume, E., Hall, K.C., Wedel, A., Ussishkin, A., Adda-Decker, M., and Gendrot, C. (2013). Anti-Markedness Patterns in French Epenthesis: An Information Theoretic Approach. In C. Cathcart, I.-H. Chen, G. Finley, S. Kang, C. Sandy, and E. Stickles, eds., Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society. pp.104-123.

Wedel, A., and Ussishkin, A. (2003). Gestural Motor Programs and the Nature of Phonotactic Restrictions: Evidence from Loanword Phonology. In G. Garding and M. Tsujimira, eds., Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics [WCCFL] 22: 505-518.

Ussishkin, A., and Wedel, A. (2002). Neighborhood Density and the Root-Affix Distinction. In M. Hirotani, ed., Proceedings of the Northeastern Linguistics Society [NELS] 32:539-549.

Ussishkin, A. (2000). Root-and-Pattern Morphology Without Roots or Patterns. In M. Hirotani, A. Coetzee, N. Hall, J.-Y. Kim, eds., Proceedings of the Northeastern Linguistics Society [NELS] 30:655-670.

Ussishkin, A. (2000). Fixed Prosodic Effects in Austronesian: An Optimality-Theoretic Account. In M. Klamer, ed., Proceedings of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association [AFLA] 7:259-270.

Ussishkin, A. (1999). Roots and Correspondence: Denominal Verbs in Modern Hebrew. In J. Maye and M. Miyashita, eds., Proceedings of the 4th Southwestern Optimality Theory Workshop [SWOT].

Karvonen, D., and Sherman [Ussishkin], A. (1998). Opacity in Icelandic: A Sympathy Account. In P. Tamanji and K. Kusumoto, eds., Proceedings of the Northeastern Linguistics Society [NELS] 28:189-201.

Sherman [Ussishkin], A. (1997). VP Ellipsis and Subject Positions in Modern Hebrew. In A. Z. Wayner, ed., Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association Of Theoretical Linguistics [IATL], 211-229.