Office: Krieger 149
Office phone: 410-516-5330
Office hours: Thu 2-3 (Fall 2014)
|2010– :||Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science Department, JHU|
|2008–2010:||Visiting Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science Department, JHU|
|2003–2008:||PhD student in the Linguistics department at UC Santa Cruz|
Areas of interest: Formal semantics, pragmatics, syntax, and the interfaces of these fields, mathematical linguistics, philosophy of language (mainly
philosophical semantics), computational semantics.
Empirical domains of particular interest: conditionals (clausal adjuncts more generally), adverbs, interrogatives/questions (and other non-declaratives), question-answer discourse, regular polysemy, definiteness, anaphora (donkey anaphora in particular), Iroquoian phonology.
There is also a more detailed overview of my research interests, with downloadable papers. If you are wondering what linguistics/semantics/etc. is, this page (an informal overview to my research, for non-specialists) might be of interest to you.
|Fall 2014:||Semantics I
Research seminar in semantics (speech acts and attitudes)
|Spring 2014:||On research leave|
|Fall 2013:||Semantics II
Event structures in theory and practice. Co-taught with Benjamin Van Durme, Computer Science / HLTCOE.