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Name: David  Embick
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~embick/home.html
State and/or Country: PA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
Neurolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Hupa
Language Family(ies): Athapaskan
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology
Dissertation Director * of: The Position of Morphological Case in the Derivation: A study on the syntax-morphology interface
(Thomas McFadden, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Early Verb Representations
(Sudha Arunachalam, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Explorations in the Informational Component
(Aviad Eilam, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Empty Noun Construction in Persian
(Saeed Ghaniabadi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language Shift and the Speech Community: Sociolinguistic change in a Garifuna community in Belize
(Maya Ravindranath, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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