Drager, K. and M.J. Kirtley.(2016).  Awareness, salience, and stereotypes in exemplar-based models of speech production and perception. In A. Babel (Ed.). Awareness and Control. Cambridge University Press.

Kirtley, M. J., K. Drager, J. Grama, S. Simpson. (2016). An acoustic analysis of the vowels of Hawai’i English. Journal of the International Phonetic Association.

Kirtley, M. J. (2014). Prosodic aspects of Hawai’i English: The rise-fall contour. Working Papers in Linguistics: University of Hawai’i at Manoa, 45(2), 1–13.

Drager, K., J. Grama, M.J. Kirtley, S. Simpson. (2013). Language Change in Hawaii: KIT, DRESS, and TRAP in motion. In Penn Working Papers in Linguistics.

Kirtley, M. J. Animal Communication. (2011). In LING 102 Reader. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

Kirtley, M.J. (2010). Speech in the U.S. Military: A Sociophonetic Perception Approach to Identity and Meaning. Master’s Thesis. University of Hawai’i at Mānoa.


Lee, C., K. Drager, C. Awai, J. Kim, and M.J. Kirtley. (2015). Ethnic identity and the pronunciation of Hawaiian place names on O‘ahu. Paper presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. Chicago, April 2015

Simpson, S., K. Drager, J. Grama, and M.J. Kirtley. (2014). Sound change in the back vowels of Hawai‘i English. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43. Chicago, October 2014.

Kirtley, M.J. (2014). Building on a methodology: Making the Matched-Guise technique more powerful. Paper presented at the International Conference on Language and Social Psychology 14. Honolulu, June 2014.

Awai, C., H. Britton, M. Dailey, K. Drager, J. Kim, M.J. Kirtley, C. Lee, and C. Stabile. (2014). Factors influencing the pronunciation of Hawaiian place names. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation- Asia Pacific 3. Wellington, May 2014.

Kirtley, M. J. (2012). Would You Date This Person? The Effects of Fundamental Frequency on the Attractiveness of Speakers. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 41. Bloomington, October 2012.

Grama, J., M. J. Kirtley, K. Drager, S. Simpson and R. Clifford. (2012). Language Change in Hawai‘i:  KIT, DRESS & TRAP in Motion.  Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 41. Bloomington, October 2012.

Kirtley, M. J. Survival of the Lowest?: The Effects of Pitch Difference on the Perceptions of Male Speakers. (2012). Poster presented at Linguistic Society of America. Portland, January 2012.

Kirtley, M. J. (2011). A study of the perception of four linguistic variables and their relationship to military speech. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 40. Georgetown, October 2011.

Kirtley, M. J. (2010). American Military Dialect. Paper presented at the American Dialect Society, Midwest. Chicago, November 2010.                                

Kirtley, M.J. (2010). Making a Soldier out of a Civilian: Linguistic Identity in the U.S. Military. Paper presented at the Fourteenth College-Wide Conference for Students in Languages, Linguistics, and Literature. Honolulu, April 2010.