Short CV

Education

  • 2012: Ph. D.: Linguistics. University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
    • Thesis: The Syntax and Semantics of Degree Modification. 
    • Committee: Chris Kennedy (Chair), Jason Merchant, and Ming Xiang.
  • 2007: LSA Summer Institute. Stanford University (CA)
  • 2006: M. A.: Linguistics. Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
    • Thesis Title: Anaphora in Palestinian Arabic.
    • Advisors: Stefan Kaufmann, Brady Zack Clark
  • 2006: B. A.: Linguistics. Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Employment

  • 2014-present: Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Languages, Literature and Communication, Utrecht University (Netherlands), . Project: Restriction and Obviation in Scalar Expressions. PI: Rick Nouwen. Funder by the ERC.
  • 2012-2014: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz (Konstanz, Germany) Project: Decomposition of Comparative and Superlative Quantificational NPs at the Syntax/Semantics Interface. PI: Doris Penka. Funded by the DFG.
  • 2010-2011: Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago (Chicago, USA)
    • Languages of the World
    • Introduction to Linguistics: Lecturer
  • 2009-2011 Teacher Assistant, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago (Chicago, USA)
    • Introduction to Linguistics: Teacher Assistant for James Kirby
    • Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics: Teacher Assistant for Professor Anastasia Giannakidou
    • Syntax 1: Teacher Assistant for Professor Amy Dahlstrom
    • Introductory Hebrew: Teacher Assistant for Ariela Finkelstein
    • Advanced Hebrew: Language Assistant for Ariela Finkelstein
  • 2007-2009: Research assistant, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago (Chicago, USA). Project: Parameters of Comparison. PI: Chris Kennedy.
  • 2003-2006: 2nd and 7th Grade Teacher of Conversational Hebrew and Judaica, Beth Emet Synagogue (Evanston, USA)
  • 2004-2006: Research assistant, Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University (Evanston, USA). PI: Matthew Goldrick.

Publications and Presentations