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  1. Yavas, M. & Byers, E. (2014). “Production of Long Lag Stops in Spanish-English Early and Late Bilinguals.” in Unusual Productions in Phonology: Universals and Language-specific Considerations. John Benjamins Publishing.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

1. Byers, E. (2017). Vowel reduction patterns in Miami English monolinguals and early sequential Spanish-English bilingualsTopics in Linguistics, 18(1), 17-31.

2. Byers, E. & Yavaş, M (2017). Vowel reduction in word-final position by early and late Spanish-English bilingualsPLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175226.

3. Byers, E. & Yavaş, M. (2016). Durational variability of schwa in semantically-related word pairs among early and late Spanish-English bilinguals. International Journal of Bilingualism, 20 (2), 190-209. doi: 10.1177/1367006914547936


  1. Byers, E. (2013). Key elements of reduced vowel production in L2 American English by early and late Spanish-English bilinguals. LACUS Forum 39. (awarded President’s Prize)