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Name: David  Adger
Institution: Queen Mary, University of London
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://webspace.qmul.ac.uk/djadger/DavidAdger/Welcome.html
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
Cognitive Science
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Specifiers: Minimalist Approaches
 Core Syntax
 Peripheries
 Phi-Theory
 Mirrors and Microparameters
 A Syntax of Substance
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Core Syntax
 Peripheries
Dissertation Director * of: Conceptual and Procedural Encoding in Relevance Theory: A study with reference to English and Kiswahili
(Steve Nicolle, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Distributed Morphological Mechanisms of Labovian Variation in Morphosyntax
(Jeffrey Parrott, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phase Structure, Phrase Structure, and Quantification
(Jonny Butler, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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