Vita

Employment and affiliations:

2017 – present Assistant Professor
University of California, Santa Cruz
2018 Honorary Visiting Fellow
ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language
MARCS Institute, Western Sydney University

Education:

2017 Ph.D. in Linguistics
University of Massachusetts Amherst
2011 B.A. magna cum laude in Linguistics and Languages with highest departmental honors
New York University

Papers:

Jarosz, Gaja, and Amanda Rysling. 2017. Sonority Sequencing in Polish: the Combined Roles of Prior Bias and Experience. In Karen Jesney, Charlie O’Hara, Caitlin Smith, and Rachel Walker (eds.), Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Meeting on Phonology. pdf

Kingston, John, Joshua Levy, Amanda Rysling, and Adrian Staub. 2016. Eye movement evidence for an immediate Ganong effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. pdf

Rysling, Amanda. 2016. Polish yers revisited. In Eulàlia Bonet and Francesc Torres-Tamarit (eds.), Exceptions in Phonology. Catalan Journal of Linguistics 15. pdf

Rysling, Amanda, John Kingston, Adrian Staub, Andrew Cohen, and Jeffrey Starns. 2015. Early Ganong effects. In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. International Phonetic Association, London, UK. pdf

Editing:

Huang, Hsin-Lun, Ethan Poole and Amanda Rysling, eds. 2014. Proceedings of the 43rd Meeting of the North Eastern Linguistic Society. Graduate Linguistics Student Association. Amherst, Massachusetts.

Refereed presentations and posters:

Rysling, Amanda and John Kingston. 2018. Listeners generate all possible predictions from fricative-vowel coarticulation. Poster at Laboratory Phonology 16. University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

Rysling, Amanda, Charles Clifton, Jr., Jason Bishop, and Anthony Yacovone. 2017. Listeners rely on local context, not global prosody, to anticipate pitch accents. Poster at the 30th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Rysling, Amanda, Caren M. Rotello, and Brian Dillon. 2017. Illusions of plausibility: ROC evidence for cue-based retrieval. Poster at the 30th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Rysling, Amanda, John Kingston, Adrian Staub, Andrew Cohen, Jeffrey Starns, and Anthony Yacovone. 2016. Lexical knowledge is available, but not always used, very early. Poster at the Psychonomic Society 57th Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts.

Rysling, Amanda, Caren M. Rotello, and Brian Dillon. 2016. Illusions of plausibility: ROC evidence for cue-based retrieval. Poster at the Psychonomic Society 57th Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts.

Jarosz, Gaja, and Amanda Rysling. 2016. Sonority Sequencing in Polish: the Combined Roles of Prior Bias and Experience. Talk at the 2016 Annual Meeting on Phonology. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

Rysling, Amanda, John Kingston, Adrian Staub, Andrew Cohen, Jeffrey Starns, and Anthony Yacovone. 2016. Lexical knowledge is available, but not always used, very early. Poster at LabPhon 15. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Rysling, Amanda, John Kingston, and Alexandra Jesse. 2015. Leftward association as a default in speech perception. Poster at Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing. University of Malta, Valletta, Malta.

Rysling, Amanda, John Kingston, Adrian Staub, Andrew Cohen, and Jeffrey Starns. 2015. Early Ganong effects. Poster at the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Rysling, Amanda, Charles Clifton, Jr., and Lyn Frazier. 2015. Ellipsis incurs a penalty in parentheticals. Poster at Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody 3. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.

Rysling, Amanda. 2015. Polish yers are epenthetic: an argument from lexical statistics. Talk at Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 24. New York University, New York, New York.

Rysling, Amanda, Charles Clifton, Jr., and Lyn Frazier. 2015. Crossing the Not At Issue-At Issue Divide: Ellipsis incurs a penalty in parentheticals. Poster at the 28th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

Rysling, Amanda, and Maria Gouskova. 2015. A rule with exceptions or a minor rule? Polish yers revisited. Talk at the Workshop on Exceptionality, 12th Old World Conference in Phonology. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Rysling, Amanda, John Kingston, Alexandra Jesse, and Robert Moura. 2014. Misparsing: a productive effect of following context. Poster at the Acoustical Society of America spring semi-annual meeting. Providence, Rhode Island.

Reviewing

2017 Ad hoc reviewer for Cognitive Psychology, Language and Speech, Linguistics Vanguard, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Second Language Research