300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Haskins Phone: (203) 865-6163, x388
Yale Phone: (203) 764-9353
Haskins Fax: (203) 865-8963
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Long Island University - Brooklyn
My current research focuses on the phonetics of American Sign Language, with a long term goal of developing measures of accent, cross-linguistic variation, and language deficits in the sign modality.
Mauk, Claude E., Tyrone, Martha E. (2012) Location in ASL: Insights
from phonetic variation. Sign Language & Linguistics 15:1 pp.128-146
Tyrone, Martha E. (2012). Phonetics of sign location in ASL: Comments on papers by Russell, Wilkinson, & Janzen and by Grosvald & Corina. Walter de Gruyter, v. 3,(1), pp. 61-70.
Tyrone, M.E. & Mauk, C.E. (2010). Sign lowering and phonetic reduction in
American Sign Language. Journal of Phonetics 38: 317-328.
Tyrone, M.E., Atkinson, J.R., Marshall, J., & Woll, B.(2009). The effects of
cerebellar ataxia on sign language production: A case study. Neurocase 15(5): 419-426.
Cormier, K., Schembri, A., & Tyrone, M.E. (2008). One hand or two? A
cross-linguistic analysis of the nativisation of fingerspelling in sign
languages. Sign Language and Linguistics 11(1): 3-44.
Tyrone, M.E. & Woll, B. (2008). Sign phonetics and the motor system:
Implications from Parkinson's disease. In J. Quer (ed.) Signs of the Time: Selected Papers from TISLR 2004. International Studies on Sign Language and Communication of the Deaf, 51, pp. 43-58
Tyrone, M.E. & Woll, B. (2008) Palilalia in Sign Language. Neurology, v.7,
Tyrone, M.E. (2007). Simultaneity in atypical signers: Implications for the
structure of signed language. In M. Vermeerbergen, L. Leeson & O. Crasborn
(eds.) Simultaneity in Signed Languages: Form and Function. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 317-336.