Publications & Presentations

  • Indirect interaction of person and number

    Presented at GLOW 39, Göttingen. Details Handout

  • Indirect interaction of person & number in Ojibwe

    Presented at WSCLA 21, UQAM. Details Handout

  • Prosody and the disjoint alternation in Tshivenda

    Presented at ACAL 47, UC Berkeley. Details Handout

  • (Re)labeling and constituency paradoxes: Remnant movement in Akan

    Ms., UMass Amherst Details PDF

  • Instrument, cause, & manner: deserialization in Akan

    Presented at ECO-5, Harvard. Details Handout

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As far as I can tell, there is no readily-available Khoekhoegowab keyboard layout. As such, I decided to roll my own.

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I’m newly arrived in Windhoek, Namibia, where I’ll be spending this summer carrying out my dissertation fieldwork on Khoekhoe.

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This last weekend, I accepted an invitation from Professor Hlungwane to go with him to his home town.

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In the fall of 2017 I’ve been hired as an adjunct professor at the University of Albany, where I will be teaching a mixed-medium online / off-line version of LING 321: Introduction to Syntax.

In recent semesters, I’ve taught the following classes:

  • LING 101: People and their language (TA)
  • LING 201: Introduction to Linguistics (Instructor of Record)


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