My research focuses on syntax and its interfaces with semantics and phonology. A central goal of my research is to examine how syntactic knowledge is represented in grammar through careful examination of multiple languages including English and Korean. 

       
     Dongwoo Park

         Assistant Professor 
       
         email: dongwoop@knou.ac.kr

         office:  Main Building 318, 86 (Dongsung-dong) Daehak-ro, Jongro-gu, Seoul, Korea. 03087
         TEL: +82-2-3668-4565 /  FAX: +82-2-3673-2295 
                                                        
  
    Research topics I am interested in:  
  • ellipsis (esp. derivational approaches to ellipsis) 
  • head movement
  • ECM constructions
  • labeling theory     
  • case theory
  
    Academic appointments:
  • 2018 - present    Assistant professor (Korean National Open University. Department of English Language and Literature)
  • 2018                     Post-doctoral Research Fellow (Sogang University, Department of English Language and Literature   

    Education:
                                         dissertation: When does ellipsis occur, and what is elided?
                                         Committee: Howard Lasnik (co-chair), Omer Preminger (co-chair), Norbert Hornstein, Maria Polinsky, Michael Israel 
  • 2011                     Seoul National University (M.A. in English Language and Literature)   [advisor: Eun-Jung Yoo]
  • 2009                     Seoul National University (B.A. in English Language and Literature; B.A. in Linguistics) summa cum laude