CD a card-sizeed photograph (1)My research interests lie primarily in syntax, semantics, the syntax-semantics interface, language universals and variation. I am particularly interested in theoretical approaches to the study of Chinese languages, including Chinese dialects, minority languages, and sign languages. More broadly, I am interested in parametric approaches to the study of comparative grammar, with a special focus on Asian languages.


Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
University of Hawai‘i at Ma̅noa
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Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
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