Research Areas

  • Syntax-information structure interface
  • Syntax-pragmatics interface
  • Ellipsis and polarity
  • Aspect
  • Language attrition and incomplete acquisition
  • Bilingualism
  • Language contact
  • Heritage grammars


Education

PhD in Linguistics, University of Minnesota, 2010
MA in Linguistics, University of Minnesota, 2006
MA in English, University of Minnesota Duluth, 2003
BA/MA in Philology (summa cum laude), Russian and English Languages and Literatures, Petrozavodsk State University, Department of Germanic Philology, 2001

Additional Coursework and Summer Institutes

University of California, Berkeley (2009): LSA, Linguistic Structure and Language Ecologies
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2009): Third Heritage Language Summer Institute: Developing a Research Base for the Heritage Field
 Ohio State University (2008): LSA, Language as Interface
Harvard University (2008): Second Heritage Language Summer Institute
 Stanford University (2007): LSA, Empirical Foundations for the Theories of Language
 University of California, Davis (2007): First Heritage Language Summer Institute: Developing a Research Base for the Heritage Field