• Sebregts, K. (2015). The Sociophonetics and Phonology of Dutch r [PhD thesis]. Utrecht: LOT. [pdf] [order hard copy here] ⠗

peer-reviewed articles and chapters

  • Sebregts, K. & P. Strycharczuk (2019). Contrast under pressure: the phonetics of Dutch past tense allomorphy. In: Calhoun, S., P. Escudero, M. Tabain & P. Warren (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019 (pp. 339-343). Canberra, Australia: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc. [pdf] ⠞
  • Strycharczuk, P. & K. Sebregts (2018). Articulatory dynamics of (de)gemination in Dutch. Journal of Phonetics 68: 138-149. [open access link] ⠗
  • Van der Wouden, T. et al. (2016). Het Taalportaal. Nederlandse Taalkunde 21(1), 157-168. [link]⠖
  • Sebregts, K. (2015). Boundary disputes and sociophonetic variation: schwa-epenthesis in Dutch rC clusters. In: The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: The University of Glasgow. Paper 0914. [pdf] ⠗
  • Strycharczuk, P. & K. Sebregts (2014). Erring on the side of phonology. In: Auer, A. & B. Köhnlein (Eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 2014. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [pdf] ⠗
  • Botma, E.D., K. Sebregts & D. Smakman (2012). The Phonetics and Phonology of Dutch mid vowels before /l/. Laboratory Phonology 3(2): 273-297. [pdf] ⠇
  • Scobbie, J.M. & K. Sebregts (2010). Acoustic, articulatory and phonological perspectives on allophonic variation of /r/ in Dutch. In: Folli, R. & C. Ulbrich (eds.), Interfaces in Linguistics: New Research Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [proof pdf] [publisher’s website] ⠗
  • Scobbie, J.M., K.Sebregts & J. Stuart-Smith (2009). Dutch rhotic allophony, coda weakening, and the phonetics-phonology interface. QMU Speech Science Research Centre Working Papers, WP-18. [pdf] ⠗
  • Sebregts, K., E. Tops, R. van Bezooijen, H. Van de Velde, R. van Hout, R. Willemyns & W. Zonneveld (2003). Socio-geografische en linguïstische variatie in de uitspraak van (r). Een onderzoek in Nederlandse en Vlaamse grote steden. In: Koole, T, J. Nortier & B. Tahitu, Artikelen van de Vierde Sociolinguistische Conferentie. Delft: Eburon, 375-385. [pdf] ⠗

as editor

  • Kager, R., J. Grijzenhout & K. Sebregts (Eds.) 2014. Where the Principles Fail. A Festschrift for Wim Zonneveld on the Occasion of his 64th Birthday. Utrecht: UiL-OTS. ⠵

Selected presentations

abstract peer-reviewed

  • Contrast under pressure: the phonetics of Dutch past tense allomorphy. ICPhS 2019, Melbourne, Australia, 5-9 August 2019. (with Patrycja Strycharczuk) ⠞
  • Changing factors in the rise of approximant r in Dutch. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 45 (NWAV45), Vancouver, Canada, 3-6 November 2016. (with Roeland van Hout and Hans Van de Velde, poster) [pdf] ⠗
  • Articulatory dynamics of degemination in Dutch. The 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon15), Ithaca, NY, USA, 13-17 July 2016. (with Patrycja Strycharczuk, poster) ⠗
  • Yorkshire Assimilation at the interface. The 7th Northern Englishes Workshop (NEW7), Edinburgh, UK, 14-15 April 2016. (with Tim Zee) [pdf]⠙
  • /r/-allophony and gemination: An ultrasound study of gestural blending in Dutch. Ultrafest VII, Hong Kong, China, 8-10 December 2015. (with Patrycja Strycharczuk) ⠗
  • From coda to coda, from town across town: The rise of coda approximant r in Dutch. UKLVC 10, York, UK, 1-3 September 2015. ⠗
  • Boundary disputes and sociophonetic variation: schwa-epenthesis in Dutch rC clusters. ICPhS 2015, Glasgow, UK, 10-14 August 2015. (poster) ⠗
  • Rhotic relationships: diachrony vs. synchrony in representing /r/. 23rd Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester, UK, 28-30 May 2015. (poster) ⠗
  • Erring on the side of phonology. 21st Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester, UK, 23-25 May 2013. (with Patrycja Strycharczuk) ⠗
  • Representational ambiguity and the phonetics of Dutch past tense formation. The 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon13), Stuttgart, Germany, 27-29 July 2012. (with Patrycja Strycharczuk, poster) [pdf] ⠞
  • Functional, non-functional or multi-functional? Of covert gestures and ‘free’ variation. Old World Conference in Phonology 8 (OCP8), Marrakech, Morocco, 20-22 January 2011. (with James M Scobbie) [abstract] ⠗
  • Pre-lateral mid-vowel colouring and the Dutch tense-lax contrast. Old World Conference in Phonology 7 (OCP7), Nice, France, 28-30 January 2010. (with Bert Botma and Dick Smakman) ⠇
  • From subtle to gross variation: an ultrasound tongue imaging study of Dutch and Scottish English /r/. 10th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon), Paris, France, 29 June-1 July 2006. (with James M. Scobbie and Jane Stuart-Smith, poster) ⠗


  • That is what we R: phonetics and phonology in rhotic identity. Plenary, ‘r-atics 6, Paris, France, 7-8 November 2019. ⠗
  • Phonological identity of Dutch rhotics: variationist and articulatory evidence. Rhotiques: l’Invariant et des Avatars, Journée d’Étude, Paris 8, France, 23 March 2018.⠗
  • The devil is in the articulatory detail: dialectological and phonological implications of Dutch r variation. Methods in Dialectology XV, Groningen, Netherlands, 11-15 August 2014. [abstract] ⠗
  • Dutch r variation: potential and problems for exemplar modelling. Exemplar-based Modelling in Phonology Workshop, Freiburg, Germany, 26-27 September 2011. ⠗