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Holtheuer, C. & Miller, K. (2015) Genericity and the interpretation of the copulas by Spanish-speaking children. Revista de linguistica teorica y aplicada, Universidad de Concepcion Press (Chile) 53, 107-130.

Miller, K. (2015) Children's production of ain't. In: P. Donaher & S. Katz (eds.) Ain'thology: The History and Life of the Taboo Word Ain't. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 96-112.

Hendricks, A., Miller, K., Jackson, C. (2015) Regularization or Probability-Matching? Acquisition of Inconsistent Gender Marking in Fering-Speaking Children. Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) Proceedings 39.

Requena, P., Hernandez-Roman, A., & Miller, K. (2015) Children's Knowledge of the Spanish Copulas ser and estar with Novel Adjectives. Language Acquisition: A Journal of Language Development.

Miller, K. (2014) Assessing plural morphology in children acquiring /s/-leniting dialects of Spanish. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools 45(3), 173-184.

Miller, K. & Hendricks, A. E. (2014) What impact does ambiguous input have on bilingual language acquisition? Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 4(3), 362-367.

Requena, P., Hernandez-Roman, A., & Miller, K. (2014) Puerto Rican Children's Knowledge of the Spanish Copulas Ser and Estar with Adjectives. Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) Proceedings 38.

Miller, K. & Ramos, M. (2014) Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Variation: Acoustic Characteristics of s-lenition in the Speech of Spanish-speaking Children and their Caregivers. Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) Proceedings 38.

Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2014) Spanish-speaking children's use of verbal agreement in comprehension. Lingua 144, 40-57.

Miller, K. (2013) Acquisition of variable rules: /s/-lenition in the speech of Chilean Spanish-speaking children and their caregivers. Language Variation and Change 25, 3, 311-340.

Miller, K.(2013) Variable Input: What Sarah Reveals about Non-agreeing don't and Theories of Root Infinitives. Language Acquisition: A Journal of Language Development 20, 4,305-324.

Schmitt, C., Miller, K. & Holtheuer, C. (2012) Ser and Estar: What is there to learn? In: A. Avellana y L. Brandani (eds.) La adquisicion del lenguaje y la ensenanza de segundas lenguas, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento (UNGS) Press, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2012) Variable Input and the Acquisition of Plural Morphology. Language Acquisition: A Journal of Language Development 19 (3), 223-261. Received journal's annual award for best paper written by an untenured scientist.

Miller, K.(2012) Not all children agree: Acquisition of agreement when the input is variable. Language Learning & Development, 8, (3), 255-277.

Miller, K.(2012) Sociolinguistic Variation in Brown's Sarah Corpus. In: Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) Proceedings 36. (eds.) A. Biller, E. Chung, A. Kimbal., 339-348, Cascadilla Press.

Holtheuer, C., Miller, K., Schmitt, C. (2011). Ser and Estar: The Role of Adjective-types. Proceedings of the Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition in North America (GALANA-4), Cascadilla Press.

Miller, K. (2011) Acquisition of Agreement Marking on do: A Production-Comprehension Asymmetry. In: Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) Proceedings 35, (eds.) N. Danis, K. Mesh, and H. Sung, 466-476, Cascadilla Press.

Schmitt, C. & Miller, K. (2010) Using Comprehension methods in Language Acquisition Research. In S. Unsworth & E. Blom (eds.) Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research, 35-56, Benjamins.

Miller, K. & Schmitt, K. (2010) Effects of variable input in the acquisition of plural in two dialects of Spanish. Lingua, 120 (5) 1178-1193.

Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2009) Syllable-final /s/ lenition and the acquisition of plural morphology in Spanish-speaking children. In: J. Grinstead (ed.) Hispanic Child Languages: Typical and Impaired Development. Benjamins, 3-27.

Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2009) Variable vs. consistent input: comprehension of plural morphology and verbal agreement in children. In: J. Brucart, A. Gavarro and J. Sola. Merging features: computation, interpretation and acquisition. Oxford University Press, 123-137.

Schmitt, C. & Miller, K. (2007). Making Discourse Dependent Decisions: The Case of the Copulas ser and estar in Spanish. Lingua, 117, 11 1907-1929.

Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2006) The effect of variable input on comprehension: Evidence from Spanish. In: Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) Proceedings 30. (eds.) D. Bamman, T. Magnitskaia, and C. Zaller, 365-376, Cascadilla Press.

Munn, A., Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2006) Maximality and Plurality in Children's Interpretation of Definites. In: D. Bamman, T. Magnitskaia, and C. Zaller (eds.) Proceedings of the 30th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, 377-387.

Miller, K., Chang, H-H., Schmitt, C., Munn, A. (2005) Children understand some implicatures. In: Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) 29 Proceedings (eds.) A. Brugos, M. Clark-Cotton, and S. Ha, 389-400.

Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2005) The Interpretation of Indefinites and Bare Singulars in Spanish Child Language. In: D. Eddington (ed.). Selected Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages, University of New Mexico, 92-101, (http://www.lingref.com/cpp/casp/6/).

Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2004) An Experimental Study on Child Comprehension of Spanish Indefinites and Bare Singulars. Language Acquisition: A Journal of Developmental Linguistics, Vol. 12, No. 3&4, 247-256.

Miller, K. & Schmitt, C. (2004) Wide-scope Indefinites in English Child Language. In: J. van Kampen and S. Baauw (eds.) Proceedings of Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition 2003 (GALA) , Utrecht :LOT, 317-328.

Schmitt, C., Holtheuer, C. & Miller, K.(2004) Acquisition of copulas ser and estar in Spanish: learning lexico-semantics, syntax and discourse. Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) 28 Proceedings Online Supplement.