Visiting Scholar, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University, USA. Supervised by Dr Jennifer Nycz.
PhD in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge. King’s College. Supervised by Dr Bert Vaux.
MRes Linguistics, University of Essex. Grade: distinction [Andrew Radford Prize].
BA English Language and Linguistics (Hons), University of Essex. Grade: distinction.
Butcher, Kerri-Ann. (2021). Revisiting the vowel mergers of East Anglia: Correlations of MOAN, MOWN and GOOSE. In Hans Van de Velde, Nanna Haug Hilton & Remco Knooihuizen (eds.), Language Variation – European Perspectives VIII: Selected papers from the Tenth International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 10), Leeuwarden, June 2019. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 55-77.
‘Why do mergers fail?’, invited seminar series University of Essex.
‘Production and perception of a merger in East Anglian English’, Georgetown P&P interface seminar.
‘The Moan/mown long-mid vowel merger in East Anglia: Exploring correlations of GOAT and GOOSE variations’, UKLVC, Queen Mary London (poster).
‘Under Pressure: East Anglian English’, The International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, ICLaVE, Leeuwarden.
‘Mapping a Merger: Accelerated Spatial and Temporal Linguistic Change in East Anglian English’. Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference, LangUE.
‘Where Are We Now? The Moan/Mown Long-mid Vowel Merger in East Anglia’, Newcastle University 13thPostgraduate Conference in Linguistics.
‘The Changing Face of coronal + /ju/ in British English, Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, Cornell University.
‘Introduction to Phonetics and Using Praat’, undergraduate workshop, University of Suffolk
Li1: ‘Words and Sounds’. Small group-teaching of 1st year students, University of Cambridge.
Li7: ‘Advanced Theoretical Phonology’. Small group-teaching of 2nd year students, University of Cambridge.
English Language Instructor, Seongnam English Town, South Korea