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Name: Paul  A Hagstrom
Institution: Boston University
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State and/or Country: MA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Is the Best Good Enough? Optimality and Competition in Syntax
 Optimality and Competition in Syntax
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Is the Best Good Enough? Optimality and Competition in Syntax
Dissertation Abstract: Decomposing Questions
Dissertation Director * of: Colloquial Russian Particles -TO, ZHE, and VED' as Set-Generating
(Svetlana McCoy, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Mapping Focus: The syntax and prosody of focus in Spanish
(Laura Domínguez, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Structure of the Vietnamese Noun Phrase
(Tuong Nguyen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Role of Syntax and Pragmatics in the Structure and Acquisition of Clitic Doubling in Albanian
(Enkeleida Kapia, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: An Investigation of Bilingual Childen's Metalinguistic Awareness in Two Typologically Unrelated Languages
(Mohammed Al-Dossari, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntax and Acquisition in the Prepositional Domain: Evidence from English for fine-grained syntactic categories
(Heather Littlefield, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Variability in L1 and L2 French WH-Interrogatives: The roles of communicative function, WH-word, and metalinguistic awareness
(Elizabeth Zwanziger, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Ultimate Attainment in Postpuberty Second Language Acquisition
(Marja Inkeri Urponen, Author)



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