here are a list of my academic publications:
Benjamin William Gittelson, Adrian Leemann, Fabian Tomaschek, Tam Blaxter, David Britain. forthcoming. “Socially constrained variation in nonmodal phonation for more than 2,500 speakers of British English.” Preprint at PsyArXiv.forthcoming
Blaxter, Tam. 2019. “Ther varom mid j hia: Tracing linguistic diffusion in the history of Norwegian using kernel density estimation.” Dialectologia et Geolinguistica 27.1:5-34. DOI: 10.1515/dialect-2019-0002November 2019
Blaxter, Tam & Richard Coates. 2019. “The TRAP-BATH split in Bristol English. English Language and Linguistics. DOI: 2019
Blaxter, Tam & Peter Trudgill. 2019. On case loss and svarabhakti vowels: the sociolinguistic typology and geolinguistics of simplification in North Germanic.” Journal of Linguistic Geography 7.1:1-13. 2019
Blaxter, Tam, Kate Beeching, Richard Coates, James Murphy & Emily Robinson. 2019. “Each p[ɚ]son does it th[ɛː] way: Rhoticity variation and the community grammar.” Language Variation and Change 31.1:91-117. DOI: 10.1017/S0954394519000048March 2019
Blaxter, Tam & David Willis. 2018. “Pragmatic differentiation of negative markers in the early stages of Jespersen’s cycle in North Germanic.” Diachronica 35.4. DOI: 2018
Blaxter, Tam & Kari Kinn. 2018. “On ek and jak in Middle Norwegian: Mixed methods in historical sociolinguistics.” Transactions of the Philological Society 2018:1-27. DOI: 10.1111/1467-968X.12126April 2018
Blaxter, Tam. 2017. Speech in space and time: Contact, change and diffusion in medieval Norway. PhD thesis, University of Cambridge. DOI: 10.17863/CAM.15576.November 2017
Blaxter, Tam & David Willis. 2017. “Pragmatic differentiation of negative markers in the early stages of Jespersen’s cycle in North Germanic.” Working papers in Scandinavian Syntax 98:105-130.June 2017
Blaxter, Tam. 2015. “Gender and language change in Old Norse sentential negatives.” Language Variation and Change 27.3:349–375. DOI: 2015
Blaxter, Tam. 2014. “Applying keyword analysis to gendered language in the Íslendingasögur.” Nordic Journal of Linguistics 37:169–198. DOI: 2014
Blaxter, Tam. 2013. Sociolinguistic variation in the Old Icelandic Family Sagas. MPhil thesis, University of Oxford.June 2013
Blaxter, Tam. 2010. ‘We still talk Cadbury Heath.’ A quantitative study of rhoticity in Bristol English. BA dissertation, University of Essex.June 2010