Laura Koenig, Ph.D.

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Agency Acct Assoc Haskins Laboratories
203 865-6163
Fax number: 
203 865 8963

Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Adelphi University

Garden City NY  11530

koenig@haskins.yale.edu   

lkoenig@adelphi.edu

Senior. Scientist, Haskins Laboratories 

Education

A.B. 1987, The University of Chicago (Linguistics)
A.M. 1991, The University of Pennsylvania (Linguistics)
Ph.D. 1998, City University of New York Graduate School & University Center (Speech and Hearing Sciences).

Publications

Koenig, L. L., & Fuchs, S. (2019). Vowel formants in normal and loud speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62, 1278–1295.

Koenig, L. L., Okalidou, A., & Psillas, G. (2019). Velopharyngeal control for speech in children with cochlear implants: Nasalance data in Greek VCV disyllables. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 35(1).

Fuchs, S., Koenig, L. L., & Petrone, C. (2019). Exploring the source of short-term variations in respiratory data. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America – Express Letters, 145 EL66.  doi: 10.1121/1.5087272

Koenig, L. L., & Whalen, D. H. (2018). In memoriam: Arthur S. Abramson (1925–2017). Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 48, 257–259.

Koenig, L. L., & Whalen, D. H. (2018). Obituary: Arthur S. Abramson 1925–2017. Acoustics Today, Summer 2018, 69.

Whalen, D. H., & Koenig, L. L. (2018). Obituary: Arthur S. Abramson. Language and Speech, 61, 334–336.

Żygis, M., Pape, D., Jaskulac, M., Koenig, L. L., & Jesus, L. M. T. (2017). Segmental cues to intonation of statements and polar questions in whispered, semi-whispered and normal speech modes: Data from vowels and obstruents in Polish. Journal of Phonetics, 63, 53–74.

Petrone, C., Fuchs, S., & Koenig, L. L. (2017). Relations among subglottal pressure, breathing and acoustic parameters of sentence-level prominence in German. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141, 1715–1725.

Shi, L.-F., & Koenig, L. L. (2016). Acoustic-phonetic versus lexical processing in nonnative listeners differing in their dominant language. American Journal of Audiology, 25, 167–176.

Shi, L.-F., & Koenig, L. L. (2016). Relative weighting of semantic and syntactic cues in native and non-native listeners’ recognition of English sentences. Ear and Hearing, 37, 424–433.

Hitchcock, E. R., & Koenig, L. L. (2015). Longitudinal observations of typical English voicing acquisition in a 2-year-old child: Stability of the contrast and considerations for clinical assessment. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 29, 955–976.

Fuchs, S., Petrone, C., Rochet-Capellan, A., Reichel, U. D., & Koenig, L. L. (2015). Assessing respiratory contributions to f0 declination in German across varying speech tasks and respiratory demands. Journal of Phonetics, 52, 35–45.

Shadle, C. H., Koenig, L. L., & Preston, J. L. (2014). Acoustic characterization of /s/ spectra of adolescents: Moving beyond moments. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 12(1), 060006.

Koenig, L. L., Shadle, C. H., Preston, J., & Mooshammer, C. (2013). Towards improved spectral measures of /s/: Results from adolescents. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 1–16.

Hitchcock, E. R., & Koenig, L. L. (2013). The effects of data reduction in determining the schedule of voicing acquisition in young children.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 441–457.

Żygis, M., Fuchs, S., & Koenig, L. L. (2012). Phonetic explanations for the infrequency of voiced sibilant affricates across languages. Journal of Laboratory Phonology, 3, 305–342.

Koenig, L. L., Fuchs, S., & Lucero, J. C. (2011). Effects of consonant manner and vowel height on intraoral pressure and articulatory contact at voicing offset and onset for voiceless obstruents. Journal of the Acoustical  Society of America, 129, 3233–3244.

Lucero, J. C., Koenig, L. L., Lourenco, K. G., Ruty, N., & Pelorson, X. (2011). A lumped mucosal wave model of the vocal folds revisited: Recent extensions and oscillation hysteresis. Journal of the Acoustical  Society of America, 129, 1568–1579.

Preston, J. L., & Koenig, L. L. (2011). Phonetic variability in residual speech sound disorders: Exploration of subtypes. Topics in Language Disorders, 31, 168–184.

Fuchs, S., & Koenig, L. L. (2009). Simultaneous measures of electropalatography and intraoral pressure in selected voiceless lingual consonants and consonant sequences of German. Journal of the Acoustical  Society of America, 126, 1988–2001.

Koenig, L. L., Lucero, J. C., & Mencl, W. E. (2008). Laryngeal and aerodynamic adjustments for voicing vs. devoicing of /h/: A within-speaker study. Journal of Voice, 22, 709–720.

Koenig, L. L., Lucero, J. C., & Perlman, E. (2008). Speech production variability in fricatives of children and adults: Results of functional data analysis. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 3158-3170.

Koenig, L. L., & Lucero, J. C. (2008). Stop consonant voicing and intraoral pressure contours in women and children. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 1077–1088

Lucero, J. C., & Koenig, L. L. (2007). On the relation between the phonation threshold lung pressure and the oscillation frequency of the vocal folds. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 121, 3280–3283.

Koenig, L. L., Mencl, W. E., & Lucero, J. C. (2005). Multidimensional analyses of voicing offsets and onsets in female speakers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118, 2535–2550.

Lucero, J. C., & Koenig, L. L. (2005a). Phonation thresholds as a function of laryngeal size in a two-mass model of the vocal folds [Letter]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118, 2798–2801.

Lucero, J., & Koenig, L. L. (2005b). Simulations of temporal patterns of oral airflow in men and women using a two-mass model of the vocal folds under dynamic control. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117, 1362–1372.

Koenig, L. L. (2004). Towards a physical definition of the vowel systems of languages. In V. H. Yngve & Z. Wasik (Eds.), Hard-Science Linguistics (pp. 49–66). New York: Continuum.

Koenig, L. L. (2001). Distributional characteristics of VOT in children’s voiceless aspirated stops and interpretation of developmental trends. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 44, 1058–1068.

Koenig, L. L. (2000). Laryngeal factors in voiceless consonant production in men, women, and 5-year-olds. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 43, 1211–1228.

Lucero, J., & Koenig, L. L. (2000). Time normalization of voice signals using Functional Data Analysis. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 108, 1408–1420.

Löfqvist, A., Koenig, L. L., & McGowan, R. S. (1995a). Vocal tract aerodynamics in /aCa/ utterances: Measurements. Speech Communication, 16, 49-66.

Löfqvist, A., Koenig, L. L., & McGowan, R. S. (1995b). Voice source variations in running speech: A study of Mandarin Chinese tones. In O. Fujimura & M. Hirano (Eds.), Vocal fold physiology: Voice quality control (pp. 3–22). San Diego: Singular Publishing Group, Inc.

Koenig, L. L. (1999). Biographical sketch of Pierre Delattre. In J. J. Ohala, A. J. Bronstein, M. G. Busà, J. A. Lewis, & W. F. Weigel (Eds.), A guide to the history of the phonetic sciences in the United States (pp. 84–85). Berkeley: University of California Printing Services.

McGowan, R. S., Koenig, L. L., & Löfqvist, A. (1995). Vocal tract aerodynamics in /aCa/ utterances: Simulations. Speech Communication, 16, 67–88.

De Santi, S., Koenig, L. L., Obler, L. K., & Goldberger, J. (1994). Cohesive devices and conversational discourse in Alzheimer’s Disease. In R. Bloom, L. K. Obler, S. De Santi, & J. Ehrlich (Eds.), Discourse studies in adult clinical populations (pp. 201–215). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.