Teaching

I usually teach syntax. I also enjoy working with students on topics in morphology; semantics/pragmatics; argument structure; typology; Intro to Linguistics; variation in English dialects; and topics in Chinese linguistics.

Courses, 2020-21

  • ICOS 710 Cognitive Science Core Course and ICOS 901 Cognitive Science seminar (with Elissa Newport)

  • Ling 725 Topics in the Syntax-Semantics Interface: The syntax and semantics of the verb (with Paul Portner)

  • Ling 427 Syntax I

  • Ling 224 Grammatical Analysis

  • Ling 202 Research-based Undergraduate Linguistics Experience (RULE)

Previous teaching, Georgetown

  • Ling 736 Topics in Morphosyntax: Nominalizations (with Ruth Kramer)

  • Ling 725 Topics in the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Verb meaning and event structure

  • Ling 528 Syntax II

  • Ling 428 Argument Structure

  • Ling 421 Morphology

  • Ling 001 Introduction to Language and Linguistics

Previous teaching, UPenn

  • Ling 653 Topics in the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Causation

  • Ling 653 Topics in the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Building and interpreting event structure

  • Ling 650 Topics in Natural Language Syntax: Syntactic variation

  • Ling 406 Argument Structure

  • Ling 245 Patterns in Language

  • Ling 242 Construct a Language

  • Ling 145 Language in China

  • Ling 056 Language in Context: East meets west

  • Ling 054 Bilingualism in History