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Name: Martina  Wiltschko
Institution: University of British Columbia
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State and/or Country: BC
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Specialty: syntax; morpho-syntax; syntax-semantics; pronouns; clause-structure; parametric variation; categories
Subject Language(s): Siksika
Language Family(ies): Plains Algonquian
Central Salish
Selected Publications: - On the sources of person hierarchy effects.
- Reflexives in Upriver Halkomelem.
–exw as 3rd person object agreement in Halkomelem
- On the interpretability of Tense on D and its consequences for Case Theory
- Sentential negation in Upriver Halkomelem
- Decomposing Pronouns
- The syntax of pronouns. Evidence from Halkomelem Salish.
- On “ergativity” in Halkomelem Salish (and how to split and derive it).
-The position of subject clitics and its effect on temporal interpretation in Skwxwú7mesh and Upriver Halkomelem.
-On pro-nouns and other ‘pronouns’.
-Expletive categorical features. A case study of number in Halkomelem.
-On Number in Halkomelem Salish or The problem with “the two man”.
-The person-hierarchy - primitive or epiphenomenal. Evidence from Halkomelem Salish.
-“Deriving Reflexives”
On ergative (and other) splits in Salish.
-Agreement morphemes as determiners: Reanalyzing the polysynthetic properties of Mohawk
-Negation at the Left Periphery: Evidence from Algonquian and Salish.
-Transitive intransitives.
- On the non-universality of TP. Evidence from Halkomelem Salish.
-A [+interpretable] Number feature in Squamish Salish.
-The syntax of Transitivity and its Effects.
-Tense on D and (the lack of) Nominative Case.
-The categorical determination of pronominal binding properties.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Determiners
 The Universal Structure of Categories
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Determiners
 The Universal Structure of Categories
Courses Taught: Introduction and advanced courses in syntax (graduate/undergraduate level)
INtroduction to Linguistic Analysis
Various courses on reserach topics (tense, pronouns, etc.)
Dissertation Director * of: The Semantics of Determiners: Domain restriction in Skwxwú7mesh
(Carrie Gillon, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Form and Function of Expressive Morphology: A case study of Russian
(Olga Steriopolo, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax and Semantics of Clause-Typing in Plains Cree
(Clare Cook, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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