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Faculty of Humanities

Syntax lab

I lead the syntax lab at McMaster University and accept new students both at Master’s and PhD level. Please get in touch if you’d like to work with me. The full info about our graduate program in Cognitive Science of Language can be found here.

Current students:

Aya Zarka
PhD (degree expected January 2024; co-supervised by Tova Rapoport)
syntax; Differential Object Marking in Levantine Arabic

Kurtis Commanda
PhD (degree expected July 2027)
Indigenous language revitalization; Indigenous governance

Meagan Nuculaj
Masters (starting PhD in the fall of 2023)
experimental syntax; gender markedness

Yi Cheung Audrey Ho
Masters (degree expected July 2024)
syntax; Chinese languages

Ethan Stollar
Masters (degree expected July 2024)
experimental syntax and syntactic theory

Alina Dochu
Postdoctoral Fellow (2022-2025)
language policies and their impact on Indigenous languages

Emily Hampson
BA Honors (degree expected May 2024)
syntactic theory; object shift; definiteness effects