Christopher Potts +> Projects


  1. Broad-coverage probabilistic models of communication in context. Michael C. Frank (PI), Roger Levy (PI), and Christopher Potts (Co-PI). National Science Foundation. October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2018
  2. Mapping the social genome. Dan Jurafsky, Jure Leskovec, Dan McFarland, and Christopher Potts. Stanford Data Sciences Initiative. 2015–2018
  3. Bringing sentiment analysis and social network analysis together. Christopher Potts (PI), Dan Jurafsky, Jure Leskovec, and Dan McFarland. National Science Foundation. Jun 1, 2012 – May 31, 2017.


  1. Representations and resources for wide-coverage natural language inference. Google Faculty Research Award. 2015.
  2. Grounded language understanding as social cognition. Christopher Potts (PI), Michael C. Frank, and Noah D. Goodman. Office of Naval Research. Jan 1, 2013 – Dec 31, 2015.
  3. Pragmatic enrichment and contextual inference. Christopher Potts. Office of Naval Research. Dec 1, 2009 – Nov 30, 2013.
  4. SUBTLE: Situation Understanding Bot Through Language and Environment. Mitch Marcus (PI), Norm Badler, Aravind Joshi, George Pappas, Fernando Pereira, and Maribel Romero (Penn); Andrew McCallum (UMass Amherst); Christopher Potts (Stanford); Holly Yanco (UMass Lowell). Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI), Army Research Office. Jun 1, 2007 – Aug 31, 2013.
  5. Context dependence in language and communication. Michael C. Frank, Krista Lawlor, and Christopher Potts. Stanford Humanities Center. Sep 2011 – Jun 2012.
  6. Expressive content and the semantics of contexts. Christopher Potts. National Science Foundation. Jul 1, 2007 – Dec 31, 2010.
  7. Data-rich humanities research. John Kingston (Linguistics), Rajesh Bhatt (Linguistics), Stephen Harris (English), Julie Hayes (Languages, Literature and Cultures), Christopher Potts (Linguistics), and Rex Wallace (Classics). UMass Amherst College of Humanities and Fine Arts. June 2008 – June 2009.
  8. Lilly Teaching Fellowship. Christopher Potts. UMass Amherst Center for Teaching. Fall 2007 – Spring 2008.