My main current research interests in linguistics are: the formalism of phonological representation; poetic meter and the way it travels from one tradition to the next; and language policy. Here are some of my recent papers; for a (more) complete list of publications please go to this page.
Germanic syllable structure
Chapter for a Handbook on Germanic linguistics. (December 2017).
Language Contact and Constructed Languages
Chapter for a Handbook on Language contact. (December 2017).
On the Diversity of Linguistic Data and the Integration of the Language Sciences
Paper with Roberta D'Alessandro (November 2017)
Metaphony as magnetism
Paper with Roberta D'Alessandro (October 2017)
On silent markedness
Paper together with Edoardo Cavirani on different kinds of phonological empty positions. (February 2017).
Dual metrics in the Tsjebbe Hettinga's poetry
Paper on the intriguing metrics of probably the most famous Frisian poet ever. (February 2017).
The head in poetic metrics
Paper on what phonology and poetry can see from each other (January 2017).
Van Oostendorp, M. (2015). Parameters in phonological analysis: stress. In A. Fabregas, J. Mateu, & M. Putnam (Eds.), Contemporary Linguistic Parameters. (pp. 234-258). (Contemporary Studies in Linguistics). London: Bloomsbury.