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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics

Dissertations Accepted

James E. Atkinson (1973) Aspects of Intonation in Speech
David R. Leidner (1973) An Electromyographic and Acoustic Study of American English Liquids
Robert G. Couillard (1974) Verb System of Kacchi
Donna M. Erickson (1976) Physiological Analysis of the Tones of Thai
Terrance M. Nearey (1976) Phonetic Feature Systems for Vowels
Robert F. Port (1976) The Influence of Speaking Tempo on the Duration of Stressed Vowel and Medial Stop in English Trochee Words
Koit Ojamaa (1976) Temporal Aspects of Phonological Quantity in Estonian
Phoebe Huang (1977) WH Fronting and Related Processes
Gary Kuhn (1977) The Acoustic Determinants of Stop Consonant Place Perception
Susan Lea Donald (1978) The Perception of Voicing Contrasts in Thai and English
Lyn Frazier (1978) On Comprehending Sentences: Syntactic Parsing Strategies
Margaret Allen (1978) Morphological Investigations
Mona Anderson (1979) Noun Phrase Structure
Janet May (1979) Perception of Fricatives in Egyptian Arabic
Joseph Kupin (1979) Tongue Twisters and Phonetic Processing
Craig Hoffman (1980) Phrase Structure, Subcategorization, and Transformations in the English Verb Phrase
Karen Ogulnick (1981) Allomorphy in Linguistic Theory
Aino Kardestuncer (1982) Theoretical Implications of Turkish Vowel Harmony
Jordan Cohen (1982) Theory of the Neural Coding of Pitch
Stephen Eady (1982) Fundamental Frequency in Sentence Production: A Study of Canadian French Speech
Mary Smith (1983) Integration of Temporal and Spectral Cues to Stress
Daniel Recasens (1983) Coarticulation in Catalan VCV Sequences: An Articulatory and Acoustic Study
Lori Davis (1984) Arguments and Expletives: Thematic and Nonthematic NPs
Janette Henderson (1984) Velopharyngeal Function in Oral and Nasal Vowels: A Cross-Language Study
Deborah Wilkenfeld (1984) Encoding Prosody in Silent Reading
Paul Costa (1985) Old Icelandic and Morphological Theory
Sungshim Hong (1985) A and A' Binding in Korean and English: Government-Binding Parameters
Thomas Heslin (1985) Topics in Latin Phonology: A Componential Approach
David Ostafin (1986) Studies in Latin Word Order: A Transformational Approach
Katyanee Svastikula (1986) A Perceptual and Acoustic Study of the Effects of Speech Rate on Distinctive Vowel Length in Thai
Paul Gorrell (1987) Studies of Human Syntactic Processing: Ranked-parallel versus Serial Models
Samuel David Epstein (1987) Empty Categories and their Antecedents
Millicent Winston (1987) Deictic Verbs: Use and Acquisition
Safinaz Hammouda (1987) Learnability Issues in The Acquisition of Dative in English
Elaine McNulty (1988) The Syntax of Adjunct Predicates
Carl Girelli (1988) Brazilian Portuguese Syllable Structure
Basim Majdi (1988) Iraqi Arabic Morphophonemics
Mineharu Nakayama (1988) Acquisition of Lexical and Structural Properties in Japanese
Cecile McKee (1988) Italian Children's Mastery of Binding
Juan Uriagereka (1988) On Government
Hwei-Bing Lin (1988) Contextual Stability of Taiwanese Tones
Ana Varela (1988) Binding in Spanish: A Theoretical and Experimental Study
Robyne Tiedeman (1989) Government and Locality Conditions on Syntactic Relations
Aliaa Abd El-Moneim (1989) Role of INFL
Eva G. Bar-Shalom (1989) Comprehension and Production of Relative Clauses and Passives by Good and Poor Readers
Sung-Ho Ahn (1990) Korean Quantification and Universal Grammar
Rosalind Thornton (1990) Adventures in Long-distance Moving -- The Acquisition of Complex Wh-questions
Wei-Jia Ni (1991) Referentiality and Garden Path Phenomena
Keiko Murasugi (1991) Noun Phrases in Japanese and English: A Study in Syntax, Learnability and Acquisition
Jaya Sarma (1991) The Acquisition of WH-Questions in English
Atsu Inoue (1991) Comparative Study of Parsing in English and Japanese
Yasuo Ishii (1991) Operators and Empty Categories in Japanese
Shu-Ying Yang (1991) Dative Alternation in Chinese and English
Nianqi Ren (1992) Phonation Types and Stop Consonant Distinctions: Shanghai Chinese
Eun-Ji Lee (1992) On the Extended Projection Principle
Jeong-Shik Lee (1992) Case Alternation in Korean: Case Minimality
Michiya Kawai (1992) Missing Object Constructions and Null Operator predication
Karen Smith (1992) Morphological Skills in Normal and Specifically Language-impaired Children
Naoko Nemoto (1993) Chains and Case Positions: A Study From Scrambling in Japanese
Jun Abe (1993) Binding Conditions and Scrambling Without A/A' Distinction
Yi Xu (1993) Contextual Tonal Variation in Mandarin Chinese
Maria Uribe-Echevarria (1993) On the Typology of Negative Polarity Licensing
Daiko Takahashi (1994) Minimality of Movement
Hiroto Hoshi (1994) Passive Verbs and Light Verbs: A Study on Theta Role Assignment
Yoichi Miyamoto (1994) Secondary Predicates and Tense
Rhang-hye-yun Lee (1994) Economy of Representation
Myung-Kwan Park (1994) Morpho-Syntactic Study of Korean Verbal Inflection
Jai-Hyoung Cho (1994) Scrambling: Crossover, Reconstruction and Binding Theory
Lisa Ferro (1994) A Cross-Linguistic Study of Phonotactics and Vowel Length
Qi Emily Wang (1995) Are Syllables Units of Speech Motor Organization? -- A Kinematic Analysis of Labial and Velar Gestures in Cantonese
Joaquin Romero Gallego (1995) Gestural Organization in Spanish. An Experimental Study of Spirantization and Aspiration
Željko Bošković (1995) Principles of Economy in Nonfinite Complementation
Keun-Won Sohn (1995) Negative Polarity Items, Scope, and Economy
Hideki Maki (1995) The Syntax of particles
Javier Ormazabal (1995) The Syntax of Complementation: On the Connection Between Syntactic Structure and Selection
Heeheon Park (1996) Government Relations in Korean Phonology
Roger Martin (1996) Minimalist Theory of PRO and Control
Carole Tenny Boster (1997) Processing and Parameter Setting in Language Acquisition: A Computational Approach
Laura Lim Conway (1997) Excavating Semantics
Jeong-Seok Kim (1997) Syntactic Focus Movement and Ellipsis: A Minimalist Approach
Kazumi Matsuoka (1998) The Acquisition of Japanese Case Particles and the Theory of Case Checking
Satoshi Oku (1998) A Theory of Selection and Reconstruction in the Minimalist Perspective
Ayumi Matsuo (1998) A Comparative Study of Tense and Ellipsis
Kazuko Yatsushiro (1999) Case Licensing and VP Structure
Sandra Stjepanovic (1999) What Do Scrambling, Second Position Cliticization and Multiple WH-Fronting have in Common?
Masao Ochi (1999) Constraints on Feature Checking
Kazuko Hiramatsu (2000) Accessing Linguistic Competence: Evidence from Children's and Adults' Acceptability Judgments
Marcela Depiante (2000) The Syntax of Deep and Surface Anaphora: A Study of Null Complement Anaphora and Stripping/Bare Argument Ellipsis
Asako Uchibori (2000) The Syntax of Subjunctive Complements: Evidence from Japanese
Tien-Hsin Hsin (2000) Aspects of Maga Rukai Phonology
Laurel Anne LaPorte-Grimes (2001) The Syntax and Acquisition of Verbal Inflection
Cedric Boeckx (2001) Mechanisms of Chain Formation
Adolfo Ausin (2001) On A-movement
Deborah Chen Pichler (2001) Word Order Variability and Acquisition in American Sign Language
Arthur Stepanov (2001) Cyclic Domains: A Minimalist Study on Adjunction and Extraction
David Braze (2002) Grammaticality, Acceptability and Sentence Processing: A Psycholinguistic Study
Penka Stateva (2002) How Different are Different Degree Constructions?
Koji Sugisaki (2003) Innate Constraints on Language Variation: Evidence from Child Language
Maki Yamane (2003) On Interaction of First-Language Transfer and Universal Grammar in adult Second Language Acquisition: Wh-Movement in L1-Japanese/L2-English Interlanguage
Mariana Lambova (2003) On Information Structure and Clausal Architecture: Evidence from Bulgarian
Saša Vukić (2003) On Features and the MLC
Emma Ticio Quesada (2003) On the Structure of DPs
Maria Luisa Martí Martínez (2003) Contextual Variables
Klaus Abels (2003) Successive Cyclicity, Anti-Locality, and Adposition Stranding
Fumikazu Niinuma (2003) The Syntax of Honorification
Douglas Wharram (2003) On the interpretation of (un)certain indefinites in Inuktitut and related languages
Stephanie Berk (2004) Sensitive Period Effects on the Acquisition of Language: A Study of Language Development [Psychology]
Sarah Felber (2004) Isolating the Grammar: Removing Extra-Grammatical Effects from the Theory of Grammar through Investigation of Grammatical Viruses
Lara Reglero (2004) A'-Dependencies in Spanish and Basque
Masashi Nomura (2005) Nominative Case and AGREE(ment)
Elaine Grolla (2005) Pronouns as Elsewhere Elements: Implications for Language Acquisition
Bosook Kang (2005) Acquisition of Language Particular Properties under Impoverished Input
Bum-Sik Park (2005) Identity and Locality in Ellipsis
Sei-Rang Oh (2005) Plurality Markers across Languages
Inkie Chung (2007) Ecology of PF: A Study of Korean Phonology and Morphology in a Derivational Approach
Duk-Ho An (2007) Syntax at the PF Interface
Natalia Rakhlin (2007) Semantic Manifestations of the Developing Theory of Mind
Miguel Rodríguez-Mondoñedo (2007) The Syntax of Objects. Agree and Differential Object Marking
Simona Herdan (2008) Degrees and Amounts in Relative Clauses
Toshiko Oda (2008) Degree Constructions in Japanese
Pei-Jung Kuo (2009) IP internal movement and topicalization
Nina Radkevich (2010) On Location: the structure of case and adpositions
Serkan Şener (2010) (Non-)Peripheral Matters in Turkish Syntax
Oksana Vladimirovna Tarasenkova (2010)  Acquisition of Agreement and Morphological Features within the Noun Phrase in Russian
Natalia Viktorovna Fitzgibbons 2010) Licensers and Meanings: Structural Properties of Dependent Indefinites
Miloje Despic (2011) Syntax in the Absence of Determiner Phrase
Nilufer Şener (2011) Semantics and Pragmatics of Evidentials in Turkish
Masahiko Takahashi (2011) Some theoretical consequences of Case-marking in Japanese
Ana Bastos-Gee (2011) Information Structure within the traditional nominal domain: the case of Brazilian Portuguese
Cynthia L. Zocca DeRoma (2011) Divide et Impera - Separating Operators from their Variables
Jean Crawford (2012) Developmental Perspectives on the Acquisition of the Passive
I-Ta Hsieh (2012) Polarity in Conditionals and Conditional-like Constructions
Elena Koulidobrova (2012)  When the quiet surfaces: 'Transfer' of argument omission in the speech of ASL-English bilinguals
Julio Villa-García (2012) The Spanish Complementizer System: Consequences for the Syntax of Dislocations and Subjects, Locality of Movement, and Clausal Structure 
Hsu-Te Cheng (2013) Argument Ellipsis, Classifier Phrases, and the DP Parameter 
José Riqueros Morante (2013) Spanish Nominal(ization) Patterns
Sandra Wood (2013) Degrees of Rootedness in Acquisition of Language: A Look at Universal Grammar in Homesigners and Late Learners of Libras
Zhanna Glushan (2013) Animacy in Russian Morphosyntax
Lyn Tieu (2013) Logic and Grammar in Child Language: How Children Acquire the Semantics of Polarity Sensitivity
Jelena Runić (2014) A New Look at Clitics, Clitic Doubling, and Argument Ellipsis: Evidence from Slavic
Jungmin Kang (2014) On the absence of TP and its consequences: Evidence from Korean
Koichi Otaki (2014) Ellipsis of Arguments: Its Acquisition and Theoretical Implications
Shigeki Taguchi (2015) Syntactic Operations on Heads and their Theoretical Implications
Irina Monich (2015) Morphosyntax and Tonology of Sotho Languages
Yoshiyuki Shibata (2015) Exploring Syntax from the Interfaces
Beata Moskal (2015) Domains on the Border: Between Morphology and Phonology
Peter Smith (2015) Feature Mismatches: Consequences for Syntax, Morphology and Semantics
Tsuyoshi Sawada (2015) Pleonastic Merger
Corina Goodwin (2015) English Morphological Development in Bimodal Bilingual Children: Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants and Hearing Children of Deaf Adults
Ting Xu (2016) Almost Again: On the Semantics and Acquisition of Decomposition Adverbs
Neda Todorovic (2016) On the presence/absence of TP cross-linguistically: syntactic properties and temporal interpretations
Alex Vaxman (2016) How to beat without feet: Weight scales and parameter dependencies in the computation of word accent
Gísli Harđarson (2016) Cycling through grammar: on compounds, noun phrases and domains
Yuta Sakamoto (2017) Escape from Silent Syntax
Aida Talic (2017) From A to N and back: functional and bare projections in the domain of N and A
YongSuk Yoo (2017) Mobility in Syntax: On Contextuality in Labeling and Phases
Troy Messick (2017) The morphosyntax of self ascription: A cross-linguistic study
Zheng Sheng (2017) Feature Arithmetic in the Nominal Domain