- Best, C. T., Shaw, J. A., Docherty, G., Evans, B. G., Foulkes, P., Hay, J., … Wood, S. (2015). From Newcastle MOUTH to Aussie ears: Australians perceptual assimilation and adaptation for Newcastle UK vowels. Presented at the INTERSPEECH 2015, Dresden, Germany (2015).
- Best, C. T., Shaw, J. A., Mulak, K., Docherty, G., Evans, B. G., Foulkes, P., … Wood, S. (2015). Perceiving and adapting to regional accent differences among vowel subsystems. Presented at the ICPhS 2015, Glasgow, Scotland (2015).
- Docherty, G., Gonzalez, S., & Mitchell, N. (2015). Static vs Dynamic Perspectives on the Realization of Vowel Nucleii in West Australian English. Presented at the ICPhS 2015, Glasgow, Scotland (2015).
- Docherty, G., & Foulkes, P. (2014). An evaluation of usage-based approaches to the modelling of sociophonetic variability. Lingua, 142, 42–56.
- Shaw, J. A., Best, C. T., Mulak, K., Docherty, G., Evans, B. G., Foulkes, P., … Wood, S. (2014). Effects of short-term exposure to unfamiliar regional accents: Australians categorization of London and Yorkshire English consonants. Presented at the SST2014, Christchurch, New Zealand (2014).
- Watt, D., Llamas, C., Docherty, G., Hall, D., & Nycz, J. (2014). Language and Identity on the Scottish/English Border. In W., D. & Llamas, C. (Ed.), Language, Borders and Identity (pp. 8–26). United Kingdom: Edinburgh University Press.
- Wright, S. M., Shaw, J. A., Best, C. T., Docherty, G., Evans, B. G., Foulkes, P., … Mulak, K. (2014). Improvements to vowel categorization in non-native regional accents resulting from multiple- versus single-talker training: A computational approach. Presented at the SST2014, Christchurch, New Zealand (2014).
- Docherty, G., Langstrof, C., & Foulkes, P. (2013). Listener evaluation of sociophonetic variability: Probing constraints and capabilities. Linguistics, 51(2), 355–380.
- Docherty, G., & Mendoza-Denton, N. (2012). Speaker-related variation - sociophonetic factors. In C., A., Fougeron, C., Huffman, M (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology (pp. 43–60). United KIngdom: Oxford University Press.
- Mennen, I., Schaeffler, F., & Docherty, G. (2012). Cross-language differences in fundamental frequency range: a comparison of English and German. Journal Acoustical Society of America, 131(3), 2249–2260.
- Docherty, G. (2010). Phonological innovation in contemporary spoken British English. In A. Kirkpatrick (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of world Englishes (pp. 59–75). United Kingdom: Routledge.
- Foulkes, P., Docherty, G., Khattab, G., & Yaeger-Dror, M. (2010). Sound judgements: perception of indexical features in children’s speech. In D. R. P. and N. Niedzielski (Ed.), A Reader in Sociophonetics (pp. 327–356). United States: De Gruyter Mouton.
- Docherty, G., & Khattab, G. (2008). Sociophonetics and Clinical Linguistics. In B., M., Perkins, M., Müller, N., Howard, S (Ed.), The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (pp. 603–625). United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishing.
- Docherty, G. (2007). Speech in its natural habitat: accounting for social factors in phonetic variability. In B. D (Ed.), Laboratory Phonology (9th ed., pp. 1–35). Germany: Mouton de Gruyter.
- Docherty, G., & Foulkes, P. (2007). Phonological variation in the English of England. In B. D (Ed.), Language in the British Isles (pp. 52–74). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Foulkes, P., & Docherty, G. (2006). The social life of phonetics and phonology. Journal of Phonetics, 34(4), 409–438.
Gerry Docherty is Professor and Dean (Research) in the Arts, Education & Law academic group. Before his appointment to Griffith University in 2013, Gerry was Professor of Phonetics and Dean of Research, Innovation & Business Development in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at Newcastle University in the UK. He has published widely on his research and has received nationally competitive grants in the UK and Australia.
A common strand through all Gerry’s research work has been a focus on quantitative acoustic analysis of aspects of speech with a view to enhancing understanding of the nature of phonetic variability and its implications for phonetic theory. While much of his work has been focused on normal adult speakers, he has also investigated the acquisition of speech sound patterning in children and the nature of speech in populations of speakers with impaired speech production. He is currently Chief Investigator (with Paul Foulkes from University of York in the UK) on the ARC-funded Discovery Project entitled The social dynamics of language: a study of phonological variation and change in West Australian English (2013-2015). He is also currently working with Cathi Best, Jen Hay, Bronwen Evans, Jason Shaw, and Paul Foulkes on a second ARC-funded Discovery Project entitled You came TO DIE?! Perceptual adaptation to regional accents as a new lens on the puzzle of spoken word recognition (2012-15). Gerry supervises doctoral projects in sociophonetics, descriptive and theoretical phonetics and clinical phonetics.