Selected Articles

  • (2017) “Stress Adjustments in Shipibo-Konibo: Noun Loanwords from Spanish” in Amérindia (special issue: Estudios sincrónicos y diacrónicos sobre lenguas Pano y Takana: fonología, morfología y sintaxis), edited by A. Guillaume & P. M. Valenzuela. Vol 39(1), pp.83 – 104.
  • (2016) “The Role of Prominent Prosodic Positions in Governing laryngealization in Vowels: A Case Study of Two Panoan Languages” In The Phonetics and Phonology of Laryngeal Features in Native American Languages, edited by Heriberto Avelino, Matt Coler and Leo Wetzels. Vol 12, Brill's Studies in the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.
  • (2015) “The intonational patterns of Yes-No questions in the Amazonian Spanish of Shipibo-Konibo speakers”. In PAPIA: Revista Brasileira de Estudos Crioulos e Similares. São Paulo, 25(1), p. 47-75.
  • (2011) “Sobre la fonética de las oclusivas glotales y la fonación laringalizada: Casos de lenguas amerindias” [On the phonetics of glottal stops and creaky voice: Case studies from Amerindian languages] In Lengua y Sociedad, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru.
  • (2010) “Null subjects in Shipibo switch-reference systems” (co-authored with José Camacho), in Information Structure in Indigenous Languages of the Americas: Syntactic Approaches, edited by José Camacho, Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo and Liliana Sánchez. Trends in Linguistics, De Gruyter Mouton.
  • (2010) “Shipibo-Spanish: Differences in residual transfer at the syntax-morphology and the syntax-pragmatics interfaces” (co-authored with Liliana Sanchez and José Camacho), in Journal of Second Language Research, SAGE.
  • (2009) “The distribution of laryngeal segments in Capanahua” in International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 75.
  • (2008) “Subject doubling and the mixed null subject system of Capanahua” Proceedings of the conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America-III (CILLA-III), University of Texas at Austin.
  • (2005) “Variable syllable weight and quantity-insensitive allomorphy in Shipibo.” In Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 35), volume 1.
  • (2004) “Quantity-(in)sensitivity and underlying glottal-stop deletion in Capanahua”, in The University of Arizona Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol. 13. Special Volume Dedicated to the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (2004).


  • (2011) Una Documentación Acústica de la Lengua Shipibo-Conibo (Pano): con un Bosquejo Fonológico [An Acoustic Phonetics of Shipibo-Conibo (Pano): with a phonological outline]. Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (330 pp).