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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Education:Ph.D. New York University

Research areas: Phonological Theory, Phonological Acquisition, English as a Second Language, Hungarian & Hebrew Linguistics

Selected Publications

  • 2012. An analysis of the left-edge effects in Hungarian and its theoretical implications for other languages. In E. Cyran, H. Kardela, B.Szymanek (eds.), Sound, Structure and Sense: ¬†Studies in Memory of Edmund Gussmann, 509-533. Wydawnictwo KUL, Lublin.
  • 2006. Georgian Consonant Clusters: The Complexity is in the Structure, Not the Melody. The Linguistic Review¬† 23.4: 429-464.
  • 2006. Government phonology. In Keith Brown et al. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (2nd ed.), vol 5: 106-113. Elsevier, Oxford.
  • 2005. On the Status of Linguistics as a Cognitive Science. In N.A. Ritter (ed.), The Role of Linguistics in Cognitive Science: Special Issue of The Linguistic Review, vol. 22, 2-4:117-134.
  • 2005. How a Phonological Theory of Headedness Can Account for Strong vs. Weak Phonetic Alternants. In P. Carr, J. Durand, & C. Ewen (eds.), Headhood, Elements, Specification and Contrastivity in Phonology, 277-312. John Benjamins, Amsterdam.
  • 2003. On the Logical Order of Development in Acquiring Prosodic Structure. In Stefan Ploch (ed.), Living on the Edge. 28 Papers in Honor of Jonathan Kaye. (Studies in Generative Grammar 62). Mouton de Gruyter: Berlin & New York.