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Name: Tom  Wasow
Institution: Stanford University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www-csli.stanford.edu/~wasow/wasow.html
State and/or Country: CA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Theory: A Formal Introduction
 Postverbal Behavior
 Syntactic Theory
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Postverbal Behavior
Dissertation Director * of: Lexical Semantics and Linking in the Hierarchical Lexicon
(Anthony Davis, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Configuring Topic and Focus in Russian
(Tracy Holloway King, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactic Variation and Linguistic Competence: The case of AAVE copula absence
(Emily Bender, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Starting Big: The role of multi-word phrases in language learning and use
(Inbal Arnon, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Grammar of Negation: A lexicalist, constraint-based perspective
(Jung-Bok Kim, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Asking Questions: language variation and language acquisition
(Bruno Estigarribia, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Redundancy and Syntactic Reduction in Spontaneous Speech
(Tim Jaeger, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Mixed Categories in the Hierarchical Lexicon
(Robert Malouf, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The sociolinguistics of a short-lived innovation: Tracing the development of quotative all across spoken and internet newsgroup data

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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