School LIbrary


I am a research associate at ZAS (Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft) in Berlin, working in Research Area III 'Syntax & Lexicon'.


I am co-PI (with Artemis Alexiadou) of the DFG project B01 Register and the development of periphrasis in the history of English, a sub-project of the CRC 1412 Register: Language-Users’ Knowledge of Situational-Functional Variation and coordinate the ZAS Database of clause-embedding predicates. I am also one of the PIs on the joint AHRC-DFG project "Locality and the argument/adjunct distinction: Structure-building vs. structure-enrichment", working together with Rob Truswell in Edinburgh as well as Hedde Zeijlstra and Sandhya Sundaresan in Göttingen.

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Linguist at ZAS, Berlin


I've organized the description of my research according to a series of topics, laid out below. You can go to this page to see them all discussed in some detail, or you can click on the Read More links below to get to the section describing each topic individually. Most (maybe all?) of my actual papers and handouts touch on multiple topics from this collection, so you'll see individual bits of work described in multiple places. If you just want to get to all of the papers and handouts, go here.


ZAS Berlin, Schützenstrasse 18, 10117 Berlin, Germany

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