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Name: Howard  Lasnik
Institution: University of Maryland
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Homepage: http://www.ling.umd.edu/lasnik/
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Structures Revisited: Contemporary Lectures on Classic Transformational Theory
 Minimalist Analysis
 Minimalist Investigations in Linguistic Theory
 Minimalist Investigations in Linguistic Theory
 Minimalist Investigations in Linguistic Theory
 A Course in Minimalist Syntax
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Structures Revisited: Contemporary Lectures on Classic Transformational Theory
 Minimalist Investigations in Linguistic Theory
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Japanese Case Particles and the Theory of Case Checking
(Kazumi Matsuoka, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phrase Structure in Minimalist Syntax
(Masatoshi Koizumi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Contextual Variables
(Luisa Martí, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Successive Cyclicity, Anti-Locality, and Adposition Stranding
(Klaus Abels, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: On the Structure of DPs
(M Ticio, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Minimality and Turkish Relative Clauses
(Ilhan Cagri, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Dimensions of Ellipsis: Investigations in Turkish
(Atakan Ince, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Alternative Directions for Minimalist Inquiry: Expanding and contracting phases of derivation
(John Drury, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Landscape of Applicatives
(Youngmi Jeong, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Pronouns as Elsewhere Elements: Implications for language acquisition
(Elaine Grolla, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Program for Experimental Syntax
(Jon Sprouse, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Wh-quantification in Vietnamese
(Thuan Tran, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A'-dependencies in Spanish and Basque
(Lara Reglero, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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