Hae-Sung Jeon 전혜성

I'm a phonetician and Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies at School of Language and Global Studies, the University of Central Lancashire.

Research interests: the production and perception of speech prosody; pitch perception across the lifespan; hearing sensitivity and speech perception; linguistic variation and change; Korean linguistics

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Current Projects

  • The phonetic realisations & communicative functions of epenthetic consonants in Korean, funded by the Academy of Korean Studies
  • Rhythmic grouping of tone sequences with native speakers of English, Korean and Greek with Amalia Arvaniti (University of Kent), funded by the Academy of Korean Studies
  • Acoustic studies on sound change in Korean fricatives with Charles Chang (Boston University)
  • Pitch perception in linguistic and non-linguistic context with Francis Nolan (University of Cambridge) and Antje Heinrich (Unitersity of Manchester), funded by the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust
  • Prosodic iconicity

Other research activities

I am reviewing for the following journals and councils:

    • Journal of Phonetics, Language and Speech, Speech Communication, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Journal of the International Phonetic Association, Phonetica, and National Science Foundation (USA), Linguistics Vanguard, Modern Language Journal

I am a member of the British Association of Academic Phoneticians (BAAP) and the Association for Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon).