1085 av. du Docteur-Penfield, room 312
Montréal, QC H3A 1A7
I’m a fourth-year PhD student in linguistics and Vanier scholar at McGill University. I’m interested in syntax and meaning, especially issues of word order, focus and focus particles, and comparative grammar. I’ve worked on Ojibwe (Algonquian) and Austronesian (in particular Bahasa Malaysia and Cebuano).
I’m currently working on a project on exhaustivity [1, 2], in which I claim that there are predicates which (almost) always co-occur with an exhaustivity operator, and this operator is (almost) always local to the predicate in question. This has the effect of making it appear that the meaning is lexical, but it’s in fact the result of exhaustivity.
In my spare time I enjoy playing violin, studying languages, and things like canoeing and skiing. I’m a native French speaker from Winnipeg.
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- AFLATucking-in and pivot-third word orderIn Proceedings of AFLA 27 to appear
- SALTThe distribution of controlled exhaustivityIn Proceedings of SALT 30 to appear
- WCCFLExhaustivity and the meaning of colour termsIn Proceedings of WCCFL 38 to appear