Adam McCollum recently published two papers in the journal Laboratory Phonology.
First, Vowel harmony and positional variation in Kyrgyz , this paper investigates harmony and vowel reduction in Kyrgyz, finding that non-initial vowels are more centralized than their initial-syllable counterparts.
Transparency, locality, and contrast in Uyghur backness harmony, this paper examines the distribution of surface [i] and [ɯ] within roots and suffixes to assess their phonological status, as well as their participation in harmony. Results support the case that there are no long-distance dependencies in Uyghur, suggesting that harmony is truly local in the language.
Congratulations Adam M!