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Name: M Ryan  Bochnak
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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State and/or Country: CA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Specialty: comparison, cross-linguistic variation and universals
Subject Language(s): Washo
Selected Publications: Cross-linguistic variation in the semantics of comparatives. 2013. PhD thesis, University of Chicago.

The non-universal status of degrees: Evidence from Washo. 2013. NELS 42.

Cross-linguistic variation in degree semantics: the case of Washo. 2012. Presented at LSA Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.

Intensification without degree cross-linguistically (with Andrea Beltrama). 2013. To appear in NLLT.

Investigating gradable predicates, comparison, and degree constructions in underrepresented languages (with Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten). 2012. Submitted.

Innovating locative comparatives. 2012. Talk presented at 'The Meaning of P', November 23-25, Bochum, Germany.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics (UG)
Intro to Semantics (UG)
Intro to Semantics (G)
Reviewer of: Universals in Comparative Morphology (LL Issue 25.2129)



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