Research Summary

I am interested in formal aspects of syntax, its interfaces with morphology and semantics, and the structure of competence in general. I have special interest in the Romance family and particularly in its endangered minority languages and variation among them.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Latin & Greek; Italian, University of Pennsylvania
  • Master of Arts, Linguistics, Cornell University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Linguistics, Cornell University. Project: The Syntax of Modification