Guglielmo Cinque

Distinguished Visiting Professor

Education: University of Padua and University of California, Berkeley

Research areas: Syntactic theory, comparative syntax, typology

Selective publications:

On si Constructions and the Theory of Arb. Linguistic Inquiry 19: 521-581, 1988
A null theory of phrase and compound stress. Linguistic Inquiry 24: 239-297, 1993
Deriving Greenberg’s Universal 20 and Its Exceptions. Linguistic Inquiry 36: 315-332, 2005
“On the status of functional categories (heads and phrases). Language and Linguistics 18: 521-576, 2017
A Microparametric Approach to the Head-Initial/Head-Final Parameter. Linguistic Analysis 41 (3-4): 309-366, 2017

Types of A’ Dependencies. Cambridge (Mass.): MIT Press, 1990
Italian Syntax and Universal Grammar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995
Adverbs and Functional Heads. A Cross-linguistic Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999
Restructuring and Functional Heads. The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, vol.4 New York: Oxford University Press, 2006
The Syntax of Adjectives. A Comparative Study. Cambridge (Mass.): MIT Press, 2010
Typological Studies. Word Order and Relative Clauses. London: Routledge, 2013
The Syntax of Relative Clauses. A Unified Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020
On Linearization: Towards a restrictive theory. Cambridge (Mass.): MIT Press, 2022