BENJAMIN SLADE

Curriculum Vitae

BENJAMIN SLADE portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Linguistics

Biography

Education

  • PhD 2011, Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. Project: Formal and philological inquiries into the nature of interrogatives, indefinites, disjunction, and focus in Sinhala and other languages
  • MA 2008, Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
  • MA 2004, Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University
  • BA 1999, English, Johns Hopkins University

Honors & Awards

  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship. School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, University of Illinois , 08/2010
  • FLAS Fellowship (Hindi). University of Illinois, Global Studies, 08/2008
  • Cognitive Science/Artificial Intelligence Award. Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, 06/2008
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship. US Department of Education, 08/2000
  • Integrative Graduate Education & Research Training (IGERT) Fellowship. National Science Foundation, 09/1999

Biography

Semanticist, philologer, historical and general linguist.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Caribbean
  • Southern Asia