Research


Research Interests

  • Anatolian
  • Syntax
  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Celtic
  • Germanic

Publications


Articles

  • (2020) Hittite correlative resumption as discourse anaphora. In David M. Goldstein, Stephanie W. Jamison, and Brent Vine (eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference.
  • (2018) The Structure of Relative Clauses in Early Germanic. In David M. Goldstein, Stephanie W. Jamison, and Brent Vine (eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, 163–80. Bremen: Hempen.

Thesis

  • In progress: Clausal relations at the interfaces: A study of Hittite correlatives at the intersection of syntax, semantics, and discourse. (Ph.D dissertation)
      • Supervisor: David M. Goldstein

Presentations

  • (2022) The extra-clausality of Hittite correlatives. Delbrück Symposium on Indo-European Syntax, Verona.
  • (2022) Hittite determinate correlatives are not indefinite.  The 232nd Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society, Boston, MA.
  • (2021) Proleptic correlatives in Hittite.  The 32nd Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, online.
  • (2019) Hittite and the unaccusative hypothesis of reflexives. The 28th Western Conference on Linguistics, Fresno, CA.
  • (2019) Hittite correlative relative clauses are hanging topics. The 31st Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  • (2018) The First Compensatory Lengthening in Ancient Greek: an articulatory approach. The 37th Annual East Coast Indo-European Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • (2017) The Structure of Relative Clauses in Early Germanic. The 29th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Courses


  • Instructor
      • (Summer 2022) Origins and Nature of English Vocabulary (CLAS 185), UCLA
      • (Summer 2021) Introduction to Historical Linguistics (LING 110), UCLA
      • (Fall 2019) Elementary Latin (LATIN 1), UCLA (co-instructor Valentina Lunardi, supervisor Samuel Beckelhymer)
      • (Summer 2019) Introduction to Linguistic Analysis (LING 20), UCLA
  • Teaching Assistant
      • (Spring 2022) Introduction to Historical Linguistics (LING 110), UCLA (Dr. Giuseppina Silvestri)
      • (Winter 2022) Syntax II (LING 165B), UCLA (Dr. Nicoletta Loccioni)
      • (Fall 2021) Syntax II (LING 165B), UCLA (Dr. Nicoletta Loccioni)
      • (Spring 2021) Applied Phonology (LING 119A), UCLA (Dr. Elise Bell)
      • (Winter 2021) Semantics I (LING 120C), UCLA (Dr. Giuseppina Silvestri)
      • (Spring 2020) Introduction to the Study of Language (LING 1), UCLA (Dr. Harold Torrence)
      • (Winter 2020) Introduction to the Study of Language (LING 1), UCLA (Dr. Nina Hyams)
      • (Summer 2019) Introduction to the Study of Language (LING 1), UCLA (Dr. Harold Torrence)
      • (Spring 2019) Visible Language: Study of Writing (NR EAST M20), UCLA (Dr. Jeremy Smoak); guest lecture “Greek writing” 5/30/2019
      • (Winter 2019) Syntax I (LING 120B), UCLA (Dr. Ethan Poole)
      • (Fall 2018) Introduction to Linguistic Analysis (LING 20), UCLA (Dr. Bruce Hayes)
      • (Summer 2018) Introduction to the Study of Language (LING 1), UCLA (Maura O’Leary)
      • (Spring 2017) Introduction to the Study of Language (LING 1), UCLA (Dr. Nina Hyams)
      • (Winter 2017) Introduction to the Study of Language (LING 1), UCLA (Dr. Chiara Bozzone)
      • (Fall 2016) Introduction to Indo-European Linguistics (LING/IE STD M150), UCLA (Dr. Chiara Bozzone)