Research

General research interests:

  • Syntactic theory (Minimalism) and the syntactic interfaces (morphology, semantics, pragmatics)
  • Syntactic change

Theoretical work:

  • V-movement
  • Raising and Control
  • Agreement and Case
  • Evidentiality
  • Silent Categories
  • Left Peripheries (focus movement, wh-movement)
  • Noun incorporation

Language interests:

  • Romanian (synchrony and diachrony)
  • English
  • Northern Iroquoian languages (i.e. Onondaga)
  • Balkan Sprachbund
  • Romance
  • Germanic