Associate Professor (Linguistics)
|Phone:||613-520-2600 x 8708|
|Office:||257 Paterson Hall|
Currently on sabbatical.
- Optimality Theory
- Prosody, metrics
- Greek and Latin linguistics
- Oceanic languages, especially Nauruan
SSHRC Insight Development Grant
‘Fieldwork on the Nauruan language’
Current course information for this faculty member can be found by searching the Carleton Central/Public Schedule by Term and Name.
Courses previously taught
- LING 3002: Phonology I
- LING 2001: Phonetics
- LING 3101: Historical Linguistics
- LING 4001: Phonology II
2016. (with Ida Toivonen). A featural paradox in Votic harmony. Natural language and linguistic theory 34(1): 1-16.
2016. End-weight effects in verse and language. Studia metrica et poetica.
2016. Generative metrics: an overview. Language and linguistics compass.
(2015) Meter as faithfulness, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 33:79–125
(2012) Vowel-zero alternations in Russian prepositions: prosodic constituency and productivity. In Russian Language Studies in North America, ed. by Veronika Makarova. London: Anthem Press. 43-70.
(2011) Abstract similarities between Greek and Latin dialogue meters. In Frontiers in comparative prosody, ed. by Mihhail Lotman and Maria-Kristiina Lotman. Peter Lang. 275-294.
(2011) Coercion and minimality. The Linguistic Review 28(2): 207-240.
(2009) Meter as faithfulness. Proceedings of the Chicago Linguistic Society 46.
(2008). On shallow and deep minimality. Proceedings of the Berkeley Linguistics Society 34, Berkeley, CA.
(2006). Constraints on phonological interactions . PhD Thesis, Stanford University. Available on ROA.
(2004). Too many solutions: how prosody and segments interact. Proceedings of CLS 41, Chicago, Illinois.
(2003). Tone-to-stress and stress-to-tone: Ancient Greek accent revisited. Proceedings of BLS 30, Berkeley, California.
(2003). Counterfeeding, Derived Environment Effects, and Comparative Markedness. Theoretical Linguistics 29: 89-99.
(2002). Russian palatalization in Stratal OT. Proceedings of FASL-11, Amherst, Mass.