SYNTAX & SEMANTICS @ STANFORD




current students in syntax & semantics


Sam Bowman
Machine learning models for semantics, natural logic
James Collins
Semantics, syntax, pragmatics, Austronesian languages, experimental methods
Phil Crone
Semantics, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, syntax, particularly Arabic syntax
Alex Djalali
Semantics, pragmatics, philosophy of language. In particular, inference based models of language: natural logic more generally, aristotelean syllogisms and the monotonicity calculus in particular
Timothy Dozat
Experimental syntax, non-transformational approaches to theoretical syntax, computational models of language, the relationship between syntax and intonation
Isla Flores-Bayer
Semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, code-switching, language contact, variation, and change
Daniel Galbraith
Morphology, theories of case, syntax, lexical semantics, Scandinavian languages
Lelia Glass
Modality, adjectives, corpus methods, how social meaning is related to semantic meaning
Olek Główka
Syntax-prosody interface, probabilistic syntax, neural correlates of syntactic variation
Sara Kessler
Language acquisition, semantics, morphosyntax, experimental methods in semantics and pragmatics, Hebrew
Bonnie Krejci
Morphosyntax, lexical semantics, syntactic variation, typology
Sharese King
Experimental syntax, syntactic variation (with a lens on AAE), pragmatics, language acquisition
Masoud Jasbi
Formal semantics and pragmatics, presuppositions, children’s acquisition of meaning, the mapping problem of language acquisition
Robin Melnick
formal analysis of syntactic variation and empirical research into its predictors, psycholinguistic and information theoretic models of cognition, interfaces among syntax, semantics, and pragmatics.
Prerna Nadathur
Semantics and pragmatics (formal and experimental approaches), reasoning, information structure
Dasha Popova
Semantics, pragmatics, Finno-Ugric languages
Ciyang Qing
Semantics, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, corpus studies, Chinese
Tania Rojas-Esponda
Formal semantics, pragmatics, rigorous approaches to discourse structure, phonology, logic
Natalia Silveira
Syntax, computational linguistics, mathematical linguistics, Brasilian Portuguese
Simon Todd
Resolution of ambiguity, phonetic cues to syntactic structure, probabilistic modelling of syntactic variation
Zachary Wilkins
Semantics, pragmatics, phonetics, computational linguistics, Spanish, Guaraní