Artemis Alexiadou

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | ZAS Berlin

Credit: Camilla Kottum Elmar


I am a professor of English Linguistics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Vice Director of the Leibniz-Centre for General Linguistics.

Research Areas

  • Syntax

  • Morphology

  • Syntax and its interfaces with morphology, the lexicon and interpretation

  • Diachronic Syntax

  • Language Breakdown and Development

  • Heritage Languages


To appear

Alexiadou, A. & E. Verhoeven (Eds.) The syntax of argument structure: empirical advancements and theoretical relevance. LA 581, Mouton de Gruyter.


Alexiadou. A. Reanalysis of morphological exponence: a cross-linguistic perspective. Journal of Historical Syntax 5: 1-16.


Karayiannis, D., M. Kambanaros, K. K. Grohmann & A. Alexiadou. Assignment of Grammatical Gender in Heritage Greek. Frontiers in Psychology.

Upcoming events

PhD Course @ Universität Zürich, The minimalist program, September 30, 2021 & October 14, 2021

Talk at UConn, October 26, 2021

Poster at NELS 52 @Rutgers, October 29-31, 2021

Talk at BUCLD 46, November 7, 2021

Poster at the 27th LIPP Symposium: Language and Migration, Munich, November 16, 2021

Talk at NYU Syntax Brown Bag talk series, 15 April 2022

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