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Doctoral Student ; CUNY Graduate Center ; Department of Linguistics ; Began study Fall 2010 ; Expected completion Spring 2015
Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics ; State University of New York at New Paltz ; conferred Spring 2009
Minimalist syntax and diachronic syntax ; diachronic implications of Distributed Morphology ; the syntactic representation of grammaticalization ; the syntactic representations of predicative relationships. Languages of interest include Western Germanic , Romance, Sinitic and Japanese.
2012 First Qualifying Paper, Two LE’s and a Negator ; currently seeking publication.
2008 Plotted semantic drift of 2,000 morphemes from Old Chinese into Modern Mandarin as well as the path of loanwords in Modern Japanese to find patterns in drift dependent on lexical category and degree of concrete reference.
2013 Practicum Leader ; Syntax II ; City University of New York Graduate Center
Responsibilities : Supplement lectures covering the Barriers Framework up until the Minimalist program with hands on experience and facilitating discussion.
2009 ESL Teacher ; Kuaile Marian Buxiban ; Nankan, Luzhu County, Republic of China
Responsibilities : Sole instructor for 40 hours a week of teaching, covering English Reading and Writing, Science and Social Studies. Students’ ages ranged from 5 to 13. Further duties included writing lesson plans, grading exams and essays, as well as making new teaching materials. (e.g. recordings, exams, etc.)
2012 Presented results of First Qualifying Paper at SYNC 2012
Currently Admissions and Awards ; Curriculum and Exams ; Colloquium ; Syntax Supper