People

Director


Elaine Francis

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Interests: syntax, semantics, language processing, grammatical categories, grammaticalization, grammatical weight, relative clauses, marginal acceptability judgments
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Students


Liz Ancel

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, Majoring in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Charles Lam

  • PhD Candidate, Linguistics Program
  • Interests: formal semantics, syntax, cross-categorial behaviors
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Ethan Myers

  • MA Student, Linguistics Program
  • Interests: indigenous and endangered languages, Minimalism, Sinitic dialects, theoretical syntax, discourse particles
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Carol Zheng

  • PhD Student, Linguistics Program
  • Interests: syntax and semantic interface, psycholinguistics, language processing, structural priming in language production, second language acquisition and pedagogy
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Alumni


John Hitz

  • PhD 2012, Purdue University
  • Assistant Professor of English, University of Central Oklahoma
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Collaborators


Stephen Matthews

  • Professor of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong
  • Interests: the typology of Chinese; the grammar of Chinese dialects, notably Cantonese, Chaozhou and other Minnan dialects; language contact and bilingualism, with particular reference to Sinitic languages
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Laura A. Michaelis

  • Professor of Linguistics, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Interests: Latin syntax and semantics, corpus linguistics, the syntax-semantics interface, discourse pragmatics, tense and aspect, Construction Grammar, Embodied Construction Grammar
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