Selected Articles

  • (forthcoming) “Stress Adjustments in Shipibo-Konibo Noun Loanwords from Spanish”
  • (forthcoming) “The role of prominent positions in governing laryngealization in vowels: A case study of two Panoan languages”
  • (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).