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.