MARK C. BAKER
1985 Ph.D. in Linguistics
1981 B.S. in Philosophy; an interdisciplinary degree in
Cognitive Science with concentration in Psychology
1980 B.S. in Mathematics
REGULAR FACULTY POSITIONS
(Department of Linguistics and Center for Cognitive Science)
(Department of Linguistics and Center for Cognitive Science)
SHORT TERM FACULTY POSITIONS
Faculty, LOT summer school,
2006 Visiting Faculty, University of the Basque Lands (April)
2005 Faculty, 63rd LSA Linguistic Institute, MIT
Faculty, 62nd LSA Linguistic Institute,
Faculty, 60th LSA Linguistic Institute,
Faculty, 58th LSA Linguistic Institute,
1993-94 Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Visiting Professor (summer session),
1985-86 Instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Soul Hypothesis: Investigations into the Reality of the Soul, Continuum
(co-edited with Stewart Goetz)
The Syntax of Agreement and
The Lexical Categories: Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives,
The Atoms of Language, Basic Books,
A Theory of Grammatical Function Changing,
Refereed Journal Articles
In press “On agreement and its relationship to case: Some generative ideas and results” Lingua.
In press “Forms of predication in Sakha (Turkic): Will the true lexical predicates please stand up?” Canadian Journal of Linguistics. (with Nadya Vinokurova)
2012 “On the relationship of object agreement and accusative case: Evidence from Amharic. Linguistic Inquiry 43:255-274.
2011 “When agreement is for number and gender but not person” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 29:875-915.
2011 “The interplay between Universal Grammar, universals, and lineage specificity: Some reflections raised by Dunn, Greenhill, Levinson, and Gray 2011” Language Typology 15:473-482.
2011 “Degrees of nominalization: Clauselike constituents in Sakha”, Lingua 121:1164-1193.
2010 “On the syntax and pragmatics of lexical categories” (reply to Mark Smith)”, Linguistics 48:779-785.
2010 “Agreement in Ibibio: From Every Head, To Every Head”, Syntax 13: 99-132 (with Willie Udo Willie)
2010 “Two modalities of Case assignment: Case in Sakha”, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 28:593-642. (with Nadya Vinokurova)
2009 “Language universals: Abstract but not mythological” (reply to Evans and Levinson), Behavior and Brain Science 32:448-449.
2009 “On agent nominalizations and why they are not like event nominalizations”, Language 85: 517-556. (with Nadya Vinokurova)
2009 “Is Head Movement Still Needed for Noun Incorporation? The Case of Mapudungun” Lingua 119: 148-165.
2008 “On the Nature of the Anti-Agreement Effect: Evidence from Wh-in-Situ in Ibibio” Linguistic Inquiry 39, 615-632.
2007 “On the Relationship of Typology to Theoretical Syntax”, Linguistic Typology 11:273-284. (with Jim McCloskey)
2006 “Linkers and the Internal Structure of vP” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 24, 307-354. (with Chris Collins)
2005 “On Verb-Initial and Verb-Final Word Orders in Lokaa” Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 26, 125-164.
2005 “Two Types of Noun Incorporation: Noun Incorporation in Mapudungun and Its Typological Implications” Language 81, 138-177. (with R. Aranovich and L. Golluscio)
2005 “Mapping the Terrain of Language Acquisition” Language Learning and Development 1, 93-129.
2003 “On Directionality and the Structure of the Verb Phrase: Evidence from Nupe” Syntax 6, 115-155. (with Jason Kandybowicz.)
2003 “Language Differences and Language Design” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 7, 349-353.
2002 “Building and Merging, not Checking: The Nonexistence of (Aux)-S-V-O Languages” Linguistic Inquiry 33: 321-329.
1998 “Events, Times, and Mohawk Inflectional Morphology,” Canadian Journal of Linguistics 43, 149-203. (with L. Travis)
1997 “Mood as Verbal Definiteness in a ‘Tenseless’ Language,” Natural Language Semantics 5, 213-269. (with L. Travis)
1992 “Unmatched Chains and the Representation of Plural Pronouns,” Natural Language Semantics 1, 43-83.
1992 “Morphological Classes and Grammatical Organization”Yearbook in Morphology 4, 89-106.
1991 “On Some Subject/Object Nonasymmetries in Mohawk,” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 9, 537-576.
1990 “Relativized Minimality and Pronoun Incorporation,” Linguistic Inquiry 21, 289-297. (with K. Hale)
1989 “Object Sharing and Projection in Serial Verb Constructions,” Linguistic Inquiry 20, 513-543.
“Passive Arguments Raised,” Linguistic Inquiry 20, 219-251. (with
K. Johnson and
1988 “Theta Theory and the Syntax of Applicative Constructions in Chichewa,” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 6, 353-389.
1988 “On Morphological and Syntactic Objects: A Review of Di Sciullo and Williams On the Definition of Word,”Yearbook in Morphology 1, 9-32.
1985 The Mirror Principle and Morphosyntactic Explanation,” Linguistic Inquiry 16, 373-415.
Collective Works (invited participant)
To appear “Types of crosslinguistic variation in case assignment” in Silvia Ferreiro and Carme Picallo (eds), Linguistic Variation in the Minimalist Program, Oxford University Press, New York.
To apper “Prepositions as case markers inserted at PF in Amharic” in Dany Jaspers (ed.) Case at the Interfaces, Emerald Press, Branford, England.
In press “Theism and Cognitive Science’ , in Charles Taliaferro and Stewart Goetz (eds), Routlege Companion to Thiesm, Routlege.
In press “Obliqueness as a component of argument structure in Amharic” in Cristina Cuervo and Yves Roberge (eds), The End of Argument Structure? Emerald Press, Branford, England.
2011 “Morphological Universals” and
“Parameters” in Patrick Colm Hogan (ed.) The
2011 “Bodies and souls; grammar and
speaking” in Mark Baker and Stewart Goetz (eds) The Soul Hypothesis: Investigations into the Reality of the Soul. Continuum Press,
2010 “On Parameters of Agreement in
Austronesian Languages” in Raph Mercado, Joey Sabbagh, Lisa Travis (eds) Austronesian
and Theoretical Linguistics. John Benjamins,
2010 “Formal Generative Typology” in Bernd Heine and Heiko Narrog (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 285-312.
“Araucanian: Mapudungun” in Rocelle Lieber and Pavol Štekauer (eds) TheOxford
Handbook of Compounding, Oxford University Press,
Macroparameter in a Microparametric World” in Theresa Biberauer (ed.), The Limits of Syntactic Variation, John
“The Creative Aspect of Language Use and Nonbiological Nativism” in Peter
Carruthers, Stephen Lawrence, and Stephen Stich (eds) The Innate Mind 3:
Foundationsand the Future.
“On Zero Agreement and Polysynthesis” in Peter Ackema, Patrick Brandt, Maaike
Schoorlemmer and Fred Weerman (eds.) Arguments and Agreement.
“Do All Languages Have the Same Grammar?” in E.M. Rickerson and Barry Hilton
(eds.) The 5-Minute Linguist. Equinox Press,
“The Innate Endowment for Language: Overspecified or Underspecified” in Peter
Carruthers, Steve Lawrence, and Steven Stich (eds) The Innate Mind:
Structure and Contents.
“Agreement, Dislocation, and Partial Configurationality” in Andrew Carnie,
Heidi Harley, and Mary Willie, Formal Approaches to Function. John
2002 On Category Asymmetries in Derivational Morphology” in S. Bendjaballah, Wolfgang Dressler, O.E. Pfeiffer, and M.D. Voeikova (eds.) Morphology 2000, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 17-36.
2002 Phrase structure as a Representation of “Primitive” Grammatical Relations”, in W. Davies and S. Dubinsky (eds.) Objects and Other Subjects, Kluwer, Dordrecht, pp. 21-52.
“Syntax”, in M. Aronoff and R. Miller (eds.), Handbook of Linguistics,
2001 “The Natures of Nonconfigurationality”, in M. Baltin and C. Collins (eds), Handbook of Syntax, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, pp. 407-438.
“Nonconfigurationality and Polysynthesis”, in M. Haspelmath et. al. (eds.), Language
Typology and Language Universals: An International Handbook, Walter
1999 “External possession in Mohawk: Noun Incorporation and Argument Structure”, in D. Payne and I. Barshi (eds.) External Possession, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 293-324.
1999 “Clitic Climbing and the Boundedness of Head Movement”, in H. van Reimsdijk (ed.), Clitics in the Languages of Europe, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 369-373.
1999 “Polysynthesis”, in R. Wilson and F. Kiel (eds.) MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 654-655.
1998 “Comments on the paper by Sadock”, in S. Lapointe, D. Brentari, and P. Farrell (eds.) Morphology and Its Relation to Phonology and Syntax. CSLI Publications, Stanford, pp. 188-212.
“Thematic roles and syntactic structure”, in L. Haegeman (ed.), Elements of
1997 “Complex Predicates and Agreement in Polysynthetic Languages”, in A. Alsina, J. Bresnan, and P. Sells (eds.) Complex Predicates, CSLI, Stanford, pp. 249-290.
“On the Structural Position of Themes and Goals”, in J. Rooryck and L. Zaring
(eds.) Phrase Structure and the Lexicon, Kluwer,
1995 “On the Absence of Certain Quantifiers in Mohawk,” in E. Bach, E. Jelinek, A. Kratzer, and B. Partee (eds.) Quantification in Natural Language, Kluwer, Dordrecht, pp. 21-58
1995 “Lexical and Nonlexical Noun Incorporation,” in Urs Egli, Peter Pause, Christoph Schwarze, Arnim von Stechow, and Götz Wienold (eds.) Lexical Knowledge in the Organization of Language, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 3-33.
“Noun Incorporation and the Nature of Linguistic Representation,” in W. Foley
(ed.), The Role of Theory in Language Description., Mouton de Gruyter,
“Thematic Conditions on Syntactic Structures: Evidence from Locative
Applicatives,” in I. Roca (ed.), Thematic Structure: Its Role in Grammar,
“On the Relation between Serialization and Verb Extensions,” in C. Lefebvre
(ed.) Serial Verbs: Grammatical, Comparative and Cognitive Approaches, John
“Elements of a Typology of Applicatives in Bantu,” in J. Hutchinson and V.
Manfredi (eds.), Current Approaches to African Linguistics 7, Foris,
“Morphology and Syntax: An Interlocking
1983 “Objects, Themes, and Lexical Rules in Italian,” in L. Levin, M. Rappaport, and A. Zaenen (eds.) Papers in Lexical Functional Grammar, Indiana University Linguistics Club, pp. 1-46.
2012 “Sources of (a)symmetry in Bantu double object constructions,” Proceedings of WCCFL 30. (with Ken Safir and Justine Sikuku)
2003 “Verbal Adjectives as Adjectives without Phi-features,” Proceedings of the Fourth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics, Yukio Otsu (ed.), Keio University, pp. 1-22.
“On the Loci of Agreement: Inversion Constructions in Mapudungun,” Proceedings
of NELS 33, GSLA,
“On the interplay of the universal and the particular: case studies in Edo,” Proceedings
of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society,
“Verb-Raising, Objects, and Serialization,” Proceedings of NELS 29,
1997 “Unaccusativity and the Adjective/Verb Distinction: Edo Evidence,”Proceedings of NELS 27, Kiyomi Kusumoto (ed.), GSLA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, pp. 33-48.
“Unaccusativity and the Adjective/Verb Distinction: English and Mohawk
Evidence,” Proceedings of Eastern States Conference in Linguistics ‘96,
“Why Unaccusative Verbs Cannot Dative-Shift,” Proceedings of NELS 23,
1992 “Structure Preservation and Mohawk Inchoative Verbs,” Proceedings of the 18th annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, University of California, Berkeley, Calif. pp. 261-275
“Pronominal Inflection and the Morphology-Syntax Interface,” Proceedings
of the 26th annual meeting of the
“Serial Verbs and Verbal Projections,” Proceedings of NELS 19,
1985 “Syntactic Affixation and English Gerunds,”Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 4, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. pp. 1-11.
Book Reviews and Review Articles
1997 Review: Autolexical Syntax, by J. Sadock. Language 73, 847-849
1997 “On Particles in Universal Grammar: A review of den Dikken (1995).” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 15, 641-666.
Review: A-morphous Morphology, by
1990 Review: Mixed Categories, by C. Lefebvre and P. Muysken. Language 66, 142-146.
Working Papers Volumes
2010 “On tense and copular verbs in Sakha,” in RULing. (with Nadya Vinokurova)
1988 “How Complex Words Get Their Properties,” in McGill University Working Papers in Linguistics, special issue on Amerindian Languages, Montréal, pp. 40-59.
1988 “Against Reanalysis of Heads,” in McGill Working Papers in Linguistics:Special Issue on Comparative Germanic Syntax, Montréal, pp. 35-60.
“Assume GF and the Order of Morphemes,” in
WORK IN PROGRESS
Principles and Parameters of Morphological Case
“Pseudo-Noun Incorporation as Covert Noun Incorporation”, 60pp.
“On Gerunds and the Theory of Categories”, 60pp.
2012 “Sources of (a)symmetry in Bantu double object constructions.” Paper presented at the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, University of California-Santa Cruz (April 2012). (with Ken Safir and Justine Sikuku) By refereed abstract.
2012 “Categories of clausal constituents in Lubukusu.” Paper presented at the American Conference on African Linguistics, Tulane University (March 2012). (with Ken Safir) By refereed abstract.
2012 “On some asymmetries in a symmetrical object language.” Paper to be presented at the American Conference on African Linguistics, Tulane University (March 2012). (with Justine Sikuku) By refereed abstract.
2011 “Principles and Parameters set out from Europe.” Talk given at the 50th Anniversary of the MIT Department of Linguistics, MIT (December 2011). Invited speaker.
2011 “Agreement and its Relationship to Case: An Example of Generative Theory and its Relationship to Linguistic Universals.” Paper presented at the North Eastern Linguistics Society 42, University of Toronto, Toronto (November 2011). Special invited speaker.
2011 “On Pseudo-Noun Incorporation: Syntax, Semantics, and Crosslinguistic Variation.” Paper presented at the International Workshop of the Syntax-Semantics Interface, Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (June 2011). Invited Speaker.
2010 “On the relationship between
object agreement and accusative case.” Paper presented at the Fifth Belgian
Conference in Generative Linguistics,
2010 “Prepositions as Case morphemes
inserted at PF in Amharic.” Paper presented at the Fifth Belgian Conference in
2010 “On why bare NPs must be adjacent
to the verb.” Paper presented at the workshop Bare Nouns and Genericity,
2010 “Obliqueness as a component of
argument structure in Amharic.” Paper presented at the workshop The End of
2010 “On the morphosyntactic distinctives
of adjectives.” Paper presented at the workshop Adjectives and Relative
Clauses: Syntax and Semantics,
2010 “Crosslinguistic Variation in Case
Assignment” Paper presented at the
workshop on Crosslinguistic Variation in the Minimalist Program,
2009 “Formal Generative Typology: A
little vision, and a little example”
Paper presented at Association for Linguistic Typology,
“When Agreement is in Number and Gender but not in Person” Paper
presented at the Symposium on Phi-feature Inflection, Annual meeting of the
Linguistic Society of America,
“On the Assignment of Accusative Case in Sakha” Paper presented at the
Annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America,
“Agreement Parameters: from Africa to Austronesian and the World” Paper
presented at the fourteenth annual meeting of the Austronesian Formal
Linguistics Society, Monteal,
“Tense, Auxiliaries, and Negation in Ibibio” Paper presented at “Syntactic
Structures—a 50th Anniversary Celebration”,
“What if there were no Noun Incorporation?” Paper presented at the
organized session on endangered languages and linguistic theory, Annual Meeting
of the Linguistic Society of America,
“Lexical Category Distinctions and Agreement” Paper presented at the
“Parts of Speech 2006” conference,
“Is Head Movement Still Needed for Noun Incorporation? The Case of
Mapudungun” Paper presented at the “Noun Incorporation and Its Kind” workshop,
“A Macroparameter meets Mapudungu” Paper presented at the
“Structure of Parametric Variation” workshop,
“The Comparative Genomics of Language” Paper presented at the FEBS
workshop “Modular Protein Domains”.
“On Gerunds and the Theory of Categories” Paper presented at the Penn
Linguistic Colloquium 29,
“The Impact of Typology on Theoretical Syntax and Morphology” Paper presented
at the forum on the Status of Typology in
“Agreement, Word Order and Categories: Gerunds in Lokaa” Paper
presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America,
“On the Creative Aspect of Language Use and Nonbiological Innateness”
Paper presented at the Reflections on Innateness Conference,
"Another Paradigm for Innateness?" Paper presented at the Structure
of the Innate Mind workshop,
“Complementation, Nominalization, and Polysynthesis.” Paper presented at the
CASTL kick-off conference,
“The Tense-Aspect System of Kinande meets Morphosyntactic Theory.” Paper
presented at the 4th World Congress of African Linguistics,
“Nouns vs. Adjectives: Distinction and Integration” Paper presented at
the Mayfest workshop on the Emergence of Meaning,
“Verbal Adjectives as Adjectives without Phi-Features.” Paper presented at the
4th Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics,
“Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives: Their Universal Grammar.” Paper presented
at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America,
“Agreement and Dislocation: New Evidence from Mapudungun.” Paper
presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistics
“Advances in Linguistics and Opportunities for a Theistic Cognitive Science.”
Talk presented at the Pew Trust Workshop on the Metaphysics of Persons,
2002 “The Innate Endowment for Language: Overdetermined or Underdetermined?” Paper presented at the First Annual AHRB Conference on Innateness and the Structure of the Mind, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England (July, 2002). Invited Speaker.
“Verb Phrase Structure: New Insights from
“Agreement, Dislocation, and Partial Configurationality.” Paper presented at
the Role of Agreement in Argument Structure Workshop, University of
“On Category Asymmetries in Derivational Morphology.” Paper presented at the 9th
International Meeting on Morphology,
“On the Noun/Adjective Distinction.” Paper presented at NELS 30,
“New Reflections of Syntax in Morphology.” Paper presented at the Mayfest
workshop on Morphology,
“On the Interplay of the Universal and the Particular: Case Studies from
“Innateness and the Universality of Universal Grammar: Evidence from Mohawk.”
Presentation given at the “Grammar: What’s Innate?” Symposium at the Annual
Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science,
“Verb movement, Objects, and Serialization.” Paper to presented at NELS
“Adjectives, Thematic Hierarchies, and the Spirit of the Minimalist Program.”
Paper presented at the “Challenges of Minimalism” conference, Open Linguistics
“Unaccusativity and the Adjective/Verb Distinction:
1996 “Unaccusativity and the Adjective/Verb Distinction: English and Mohawk Evidence.” Paper presented at the Eastern States Conference in Linguistics ‘96, St. John, New Brunswick (September, 1996). Invited speaker to refereed conference.
“Morpheme Orders and Cooccurence Restrictions in Morphologically Complex
Languages.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Interfaces in
1995 “Is Compounding Autonomous from Syntax?” Paper presented at the Morphology and its Interfaces symposium, University of California-Davis (May, 1995). Invited speaker.
“On Differences between Case and Agreement.” Paper presented at the
Morphology-Syntax Connection workshop, MIT,
“Complex Predicates and Agreement in Polysynthetic Languages.” Paper
presented at the CSLI Complex Predicates Workshop,
“Why Unaccusative Verbs Cannot Dative-Shift,” Paper presented at NELS 23,
“Structure Preservation and Mohawk Inchoative Verbs.” Paper presented at
the 18th annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society,
“Unmatched Chains.” Paper presented at the 22nd annual meeting of the North
Eastern Linguistics Society,
“Lexical and Nonlexical Noun Incorporation,” Paper presented at the Internation
symposium on Lexical Knowledge in the Organization of Language,
“Without with: Expressions of Instrumentality in Mohawk.” Paper
presented at the Lexical and Syntactic Relations workshop,
“Non-Standard Agreement in Mohawk.” Paper presented at the Non-Standard Case
and Argument Structure conference,
“Pronominal Inflection and the Morphology-Syntax Interface.” Paper
presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society,
“What the Projection Principle Projects.” Paper presented at the Views on
Phrase Structure conference,
“Serial Verbs and Verbal Projections.” Paper presented at NELS 19,
“On the Relation between Serialization and Verb Extensions.” Paper presented at
the Second Niger-Congo Syntax and Semantics Workshop,
“Noun Incorporation and the Nature of Linguistic Representation.” Paper
presented at the Wenner-Gren conference on the Role of Theory in Language
“Elements of a Typology of Applicatives in Bantu.” Paper presented at the
Annual Conference on African Languages,
“Against Reanalysis of Heads.” Paper presented at the conference on Comparative
“Morphology and Syntax: An Interlocking
“The Government-Binding Theory Illustrated.” Series of five talks given
at the Summer Institute of Linguistics/University of
“Syntactic Affixation and English Gerunds,” Paper presented at the West Coast
Conference on Formal Linguistics 4,
1984 “Iroquoian Noun Incorporation: Where Syntax and Morphology Meet.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Baltimore. By refereed abstract.
Rutgers University Research Council Grant (awarded 2012)
Project Title: Ergativity and Clause Structure in Shipibo-Konibo
Amount Received: $1000
American Philosophical Society Fellowship Research Grant (awarded 2005)
Project Title: A Universal Theory
of Agreement and
Amount Received: $40,000
National Science Foundation Conference Grant (awarded 2003).
Conference title: World Conference on African Linguistics 4 (with A. Akinlabi)
Amount Received: $30,000.
Fonds pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l’Aide a la Recherche (awarded 1996).
Project Title: On Syntactic Categories (with C. Lefebvre, L. Travis).
Amount Received: $90,000.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Grant (awarded 1995).
Project Title: A Crosslinguistically Valid Theory of Lexical Categories
Amount Received: $88,000
Fonds pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l’Aide a la Recherche (awarded 1993).
Project Title: The Theory and Acquisition of Category Types (with L. Travis, L. White).
Amount Received: $74,025.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Grant (awarded 1990).
Project Title: Syntactic theory and the structure of Mohawk.
Amount Received: $52,139.
Fonds pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l’Aide a la Recherche (awarded 1990).
Project Title: A cross-linguistic approach to syntactic structure and its consequences for the acquisition of languages (co-investigators: L. Travis, L. White, F. Genesee).
Amount Received: $137,000.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Grant (awarded 1989).
Project Title: Mohawk syntax and syntactic theory.
Amount Received: $18,075.
Board of Governors Prize for Excellence in Research,
· Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (elected 2007)
· Sabbatical Fellowship, American Philosophical Society (awarded 2005)
· Ranked 1st in the SSHRCC research grants competition, linguistics section (1995)
· Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences (1993-94)
· National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (awarded 1981)
· Phi Beta Kappa (awarded 1981)
Radio interview on WWHY,
· Der Spiegel Magazine article, “Satzbau-Formel entdeckt?”, 5/2002 (p. 169)
· New York Times article, “Expert Says He Discerns ‘Hard-Wired’ Grammar Rules, by Brenda Fowler, Tuesday, January 15, 2002.
Radio interview on “
· Discussed in New York Times Magazine column, “On Language” by William Safir, December 16, 2001.
Radio interview on NPR stations in
· Radio interview, aired on the Bloomberg radio network, October 5, 2001
· News article in Science, 2000.
· Posting on the Foxnews website, spring 2000.
· Article in Child, June-July 2000 issue
· San Francisco Chronicle article, “Secret Skeleton inside all Languages, Study Hints”, by Carl T. Hall, January 23, 1999 (page A6).
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OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Member of Linguistic Society of
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2000-08 Member of the Corporation Visiting Committee for the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chair, Department of Linguistics,
· Associate Editor, Language, 2007-2010
· Linguistic Inquiry, 1987-.
· Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 1990-.
· Natural Language Semantics, 1991-.
· Yearbook of Morphology, 1993-.
· Syntax, 2003-2007
· Biolinguistics, 2007-present
last update: 6/11/2012