Dr Mark J Jones
Mark received his BA in Modern & Medieval Languages from the University of Cambridge in 1995, followed by an MPhil in Linguistics (1996), and a PhD in Phonetics & Phonology (2005).
From 2005-2008 he was a British Academy Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the (then) Department of Linguistics at the University of Cambridge.
From 2008-2012 he taught phonetics and phonology at a range of higher education institutions across the UK (University of Manchester; University of York; City, University of London; UCL).
From 2009-2011 he was an affiliated lecturer in phonetics in the (then) Department of Linguistics at the University of Cambridge.
He has worked part-time at City, University of London since 2010.
- PhD, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
- MPhil, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
- BA, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
- Module leader SLM001
- Year leader PG1
- Lecturer in Phonetics, City University London, Oct 2010 – present
- Affiliated Lecturer in Phonetics, University of Cambridge, Sep 2009 – Aug 2011
Memberships of professional organisations
- Member, International Phonetic Association
- Member, British Association of Academic Phoneticians
German (can read, write, speak and understand spoken).
Mark's research has looked at the acoustics of fricative contrasts, the realisation of English /r/, glottalisation, phonetic indications of systemic and syllabic strucure, and the role of morpheme boundaries in speech production.
- speech production
- laboratory phonology
- sound change
- speech evolution
- Dr Rachael-Anne Knight (City LCS)
- Dr Kirsty McDougall (DTAL, Cambridge)
- Dr Carmen Llamas (York)
Further information: Speech disfluencies in whisper.
Further information: Resyllabification
- Jones, M.J. and Knight, R.-.A. (Eds.), (2013). The Bloomsbury Companion to Phonetics. Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-1-4411-4606-9.
- Jones, M.J. (2014). Individuals, innovation, and change. In Honeybone, P. and Salmons, J. (Eds.), Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-923281-9.
- Jones, M.J. (2013). Phonetic universals and phonetic variation. In Jones, M.J. and Knight, R.-.A. (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Companion to Phonetics Bloomsbury.
- Villafana Dalcher, C., Jones, M.J. and Knight, R. Cue switching in the perception approximants: Evidence from two English dialects.
- Jones, M.J. and McDougall, K. “Liquid polarisation in Australian English.
- Jones, M.J., Anagnostou, F. and Verhoeven, J. The vocal expression of emotion: an acoustic analysis of anxiety. 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences.
- Jones, M.J. and McDougall, K. (2009). The acoustic character of fricated /t/ in Australian English: a comparison with /s/ and /ʃ/. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 39, pp. 265–289.
- Jones, M.J. and Llamas, C. (2008). Fricative realisations of /t/ in Dublin and Middlesbrough English: an acoustic study of plosive frication rates and surface fricative contrasts. English Language and Linguistics, 12(3), pp. 419–443.
- (2010). Stops. Sociophonetics: a students' guide
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