Curriculum Vitae

(In progress)

Education

PhD –  Linguistics

  • University of Toronto (2013-2019). Thesis defended 24 April 2019. Supervisor: Elizabeth Cowper. Committee members: Michela Ippolito, Diane Massam. Examiners: Nicholas LaCara, Susana Béjar, Norbert Hornstein.

MA – Linguistics

  • University of Toronto (2012-2013). Supervisors: Bronwyn Bjorkman, Elizabeth Cowper.

Hon. BA – German and Linguistics

  • University of Toronto (2004-2009).

Research

Papers

  • Forthcoming. “Modifying Spatial P: A remark on Svenonius (2010).” To appear in Canadian Journal of Linguistics / La Revue canadienne de linguistique.
  • 2019. “A label theoretic explanation of the resultative parameter.” In David Lightfoot and Jon Havenhill (Eds), Variable properties in language: Their nature and acquisition. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press.
  • 2016. “Modifying the syntax of Spatial P.” Proceedings of the 46th meeting of the North East Linguistic Society.
  • ⸻ “Specifying why a doctor isn’t Mary.” Proceedings of the 42nd annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society.
  • 2014. “Null pronouns in English: Evidence from particle verb constructions.” Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association.

Conference Presentations

  • 2017. “ACC-ing clauses and labels.” Paper presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association. May 29, 2017, Ryerson University.
  • ⸻ “A label theoretic explanation of the resultative parameter.” Paper presented at the 2017 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics. 11 March 2017. Georgetown University.
  • 2016. “Subjects of Adjuncts and Labeling.” Paper presented at the 5th annual Dog Days syntax/morphology/semantics workshop. 17 August 2016. University of Toronto.
  • ⸻ “Specifying why a doctor isn’t Mary.” Paper presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. 7 February 2016. UC Berkeley.
  • 2015. “Modifying the syntax of Spatial P.” Poster presented at the 46th meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. 16 October 2015, Concordia University
  • ⸻ “Formalizing Agree Part I: Complexity.” 4th annual Dog Days syntax/morphology/semantics workshop. August 12, 2015, University of Toronto.
  • ⸻ “Directionalized Locatives: Evidence for a Small Clause Structure.” MOTH 2015. March 29, 2015, University of Ottawa
  • 2014. “Null pronouns in English: evidence from particle verb constructions,” CLA Conference 2014. Brock University, 24 May 2014.
  • ⸻ “Null pronouns in English particle verb constructions,” Poster presented at MOLTH. McGill University. 22 March 2014.