Current Projects

Tolerable mismatches in clausal ellipsis (Dissertation Project)

  • Surveying the range of different sorts of mismatch in different kinds of clausal ellipsis (sluicing, stripping, VPE), and the online processing thereof

If-Stripping and other kinds of clausal ellipsis

  • Investigating the structure of stripped conditional clauses, as in I heard John likes a particular scotch. If John likes Lagavulin, he has good taste.

Sluicing in Mandarin Chinese

  • Investigating the structure of Sluicing and other types of clausal ellipsis in Mandarin Chinese.

Sentence processing and interference effects of Wh-adjuncts

  • Investigating how features of adverbial phrases are tracked during online sentence processing.

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