I received my PhD from the Linguistics Department at the University of Maryland. my advisors were Norbert Hornstein and Howard Lasnik
My dissertation can be found here in pdf form: The Syntax of Non-syntactic Dependencies.
I was born in Everett, WA (pictured above) in 1985. I studied Linguistics (advised by Barbara Citko and Edith Aldridge), German language and literature, and Finnish language and literature at the University of Washington in Seattle, graduating in 2008 magna cum laude with distinction in linguistics. I currently live in Iowa City, IA.
In my free time I read fiction, jog, play basketball, and carve wood
Interests: Ellipsis, Merge, Coordination, Multidominance, ATB constructions, Comparatives,
Crossover, Trans issues
Language areas: Germanic, Slavic, Austronesian
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