Publications

Dissertation

2012. The Syntax and Semantics of Degree Modification. University of Chicago Ph.D. Thesis.

Journal Articles

Forthcoming. “Minimum and maximum readings in degree questions with modals,” Experimental investigations in quantification and eventualities: Acta Linguistica.

Under revision. [with Doris Penka.] An experimental investigation of ignorance inferences and authoritative interpretations of superlative modifiers.

2012 [With Ryan Doran, Gregory Ward, Meredith Larson, and Rachel E. Baker.] “A novel experimental paradigm for distinguishing between `what is said’ and `what is implicated’,” Language 88(1):124-154.

2009 [With Ryan Doran, Rachel E. Baker, Meredith Larson, and Gregory Ward.] “On the Non-Unified Nature of Scalar Implicature: An Empirical lnvestigation,” International Review of Pragmatics 1.2: 211-248.

Book Chapters

Forthcoming. “Experimental work on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Numeral Modifiers,” in Cummins, Chris & Napoleon Katsos (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Experimental Semantics and Pragmatics. Oxford University Press. [with Rick Nouwen and Stavroula Alexandropoulou]

2011 [with Christopher Kennedy] “Extraction and Deletion in Palestinian Arabic Comparatives,” in Broselow, Ellen & Hamid Ouali (eds.), Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXII-XXIII, Selected papers from the Annual Symposia on Arabic Linguistics. John Benjamins.

2009 [With Ryan Doran, Rachel E. Baker, Matthew Berends, Alex Djalali, Meredith Larson, and Gregory Ward.] “Distinguishing the said from the implicated Using a Novel Experimental Paradigm,” in Sauerland, Uli (ed.), Semantics and Pragmatics: From Experiment to Theory. Palgrave, McMillan.

Proceedings Papers

2016. “The likelihood of upper-bound construals among numeral modifiers,” In Proceedings from Sinn und Bedeutung 20. [with Stavroula Alexandropoulou, Sophia Bimpikou, Dominique Blok, and Rick Nouwen].

2015 “Pragmatic inferences with numeral modifiers: Novel experimental data,” in D’Antonio, Sarah and Mia Wiegand (eds.), Proceedings from Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 25. [with Stavroula Alexandropoulou, Jakub Dotlačil, and Rick Nouwen]

2015 “Differences and similarities between scalar inferences and scalar modifiers: the case of quantifiers,” in D’Antonio, Sarah and Mia Wiegand (eds.), Proceedings from Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 25.

2014 [with Doris Penka.] “The processing cost of interpreting superlative modifiers and modals,” in J. Degen, M. Franke, and N. Goodman (eds.), Proceedings of the Formal & Experimental Pragmatics Workshop, pp. 29-35, Tübingen.

2014 [with Doris Penka] The interpretation of superlative modifiers and deontic modals: An experimental investigation, in U. Etxeberria, A. Fălăuș, A. Irurtzun and B. Leferman (eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 18.

2013 “Cross-categorial Modification of Properties in Hebrew and English,” in Chereches, Anca (ed.), Proceedings from Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 22, pp. 365-382.

2013 “Hebrew and Arabic Definite Marking as Post-Syntactic Local Dislocation,” in Keine, Stefan and Shayne Sloggett (eds.), Proceedings of the Forty-Second Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 42), Vol. 2, pp. 357-370.

To Appear “Hebrew Definite Marking as Post-Syntactic Local Dislocation,” in Proceedings from the Annual Meeting of the Israeli Association of Theoretical Linguistics 27.

2012 “Standard Fixing and Context Manipulation: An Experimental Investigation of Degree Modification,” in Aguilar-Guevara, Ana, Anna Chernilovskaya & Rick Nouwen, Proceeding of Sinn und Bedeutung 16. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics.

Edited Proceedings

2009 [With Max Bane, Juan Bueno Holle, Thomas Grano, and April Grotberg] Proceedings of the Forty Fourth Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, Vol. 1 & 2.