Employment
present Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley
 
Education
2010 Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley.
Dissertation: The syntax and semantics of do so anaphora.
Committee: Line Mikkelsen (chair), Alice Gaby, Andrew Garrett, and Johanna Nichols
2006 M.A., Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley.
2003 B.A. with highest distinction, Linguistics and Spanish, University of Iowa.
 
Publications
to appearWith Molly Babel, Andrew Garrett, and Maziar Toosarvandani. Descent and diffusion in language diversification:A study of Western Numic dialectology. International Journal of American Linguistics [pdf]
2012With Molly Babel and Maziar Toosarvandani. A phonetic sketch of Mono Lake Northern Paiute. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 42(1). [pdf]
2011With Line Mikkelsen and Maziar Toosarvandani. A defective auxiliary in Danish. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 23:245-298 [pdf]
2008With Gabriela Caballero, Nicole Marcus, Teresa McFarland, Anne Pycha, Maziar Toosarvandani, Suzanne Wilhite, and Johanna Nichols. Nonsyntactic ordering effects in noun incorporation. Linguistic Typology 12(3), 383-421. [pdf]
2007With Line Mikkelsen and Maziar Toosarvandani. Verb Phrase Pronominalization in Danish: Deep or Surface Anaphora?. In Erin Brainbridge and Brian Agbayani, eds. Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Western Conference on Linguistics, 183-195. Fresno, CA: Department of Linguistics, California State, Fresno. [pdf]
Edited Volumes 
2012 With Zhenya Antic, Molly Babel, Charles Chang, Jisup Hong, Fang-Chun Liu, Maziar Toosarvandani, and Yao Yao (eds.) Proceedings of the Thiry-Second Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
2005 With Charles Chang, Yuni Kim, David Mortensen, Mischa Park-Doob, and Maziar Toosarvandani (eds.) Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
 
Presentations
2011 Syntactic effects on the semantic restiction on do so.Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 8.
2010 Pluractionality in Mono Lake Northern Paiute and Oregon Northern Paiute. Linguistics Department Colloquium, University of Texas, Arlington, February 8.
2009 TAM in Mono Lake Northern Paiute. Presented to the Group on American Indian Languages, Berkeley, California, Novermber 18.
2008 With Molly Babel and Maziar Toosarvandani. A phonetic sketch of Mono Lake Northern Paiute. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Chicago, Illinois, January 4. [poster]
2007 Pluractionality in Northern Paiute: Mono Lake Paiute and Oregon Nothern Paiute. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Anaheim, California, January 7. [handout]
2007 With Molly Babel, Maziar Toosarvandani, and Andrew Garrett. Descent vs. diffusion in language diversification: Mono Lake Paiute and Western Numic dialectology. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Anaheim, California, January 6. [handout]
2006 With Line Mikkelsen, Ange Strom-Weber, and Maziar Toosarvandani. Danish Verb Phrase Anaphora: Deep or surface? Poster session at WECOL 06, California State University, Fresno, October 27-29. [abstract | poster]
2006 With Reiko Kataoka and Maziar Toosarvandani. Pluractional reduplication in Northern Paiute. Friends of Uto-Aztecan Conference, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, August 24. [handout]
2006 With Line Mikkelsen, Ange Strom-Weber, and Maziar Toosarvandani. Gøre-support in Danish. 21st Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, University of California, Santa Cruz, April 1. [handout]
2006 With Maziar Toosarvandani. A non-syntactic template for syntactic noun incorporation. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 7. [handout]
 
Teaching
Spring 2012 Instructor. Linguistics 1RB. Endangered Languages: What we lose when a language dies (Linguistic Writing Workshop). University of California, Berkeley.
Fall 2011 Instructor. Linguistics R6. Endangered Languages: What we lose when a language dies (Linguistic Writing Workshop). University of California, Berkeley.
Spring 2011 Instructor. Linguistics R6. Endangered Languages: What we lose when a language dies (Linguistic Writing Workshop). University of California, Berkeley.
Fall 2010 Instructor. Linguistics R6. Endangered Languages: What we lose when a language dies (Linguistic Writing Workshop). University of California, Berkeley.
Fall 2010 Instructor. Linguistics 55AC. The American Languages. University of California, Berkeley.
Spring 2010 Instructor. Linguistics R6. Endangered Languages: What we lose when a language dies (Linguistic Writing Workshop). University of California, Berkeley.
Fall 2009 Graduate Student Instructor. Linguistics 302. Training for Linguistics Teaching Assistants. Instructor: Keith Johnson. University of California, Berkeley.
Spring 2008 Graduate Student Instructor. Linguistics 120. Syntax. Instructor: Line Mikkelsen. University of California, Berkeley.
Spring 2007 Graduate Student Instructor. Linguistics 120. Syntax. Instructor: Alice Gaby. University of California, Berkeley.
Fall 2006 Graduate Student Instructor. Linguistics 55AC. The Languages of America. Instructor: Leanne Hinton. University of California, Berkeley.
 
Fellowships and Grants
2008Graduate Division Summer Grant, University of California, Berkeley.
2008With Molly Babel and Maziar Toosarvandani. Sven and Astrid Liljeblad Endowment, University of Nevada, Reno, Mono Lake Northern Paiute Project, $4,630.
2008With Molly Babel and Maziar Toosarvandani. Foundation for Endangered Languages Grant, Mono Lake Northern Paiute Project, $550.
2007-08Dean's Normative Time Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley.
2007With Molly Babel and Maziar Toosarvandani. Jacobs Research Fund Group Grant, Mono Lake Northern Paiute Project, $4,000.
 
Service
2009 Assistant to the director, 2009 Linguistic Institute.
2007 Organizer, 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, April 27-29.
2006 Organizer, 32nd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 10-12.
2006 Mentor, Breath of Life Workshop for California Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley.
2005-2006 Graduate student representative to the Infrastructure Committee, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley.
2005 Organizer, 31st Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 13-16.
 
Professional Membership
Linguistic Society of America
Society for the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
 
Language Skills
English, native
Spanish, advanced
German, intermediate
Basque, beginning
Northern Paiute, fieldwork
 
Computer Skills
XML, XSLT, LaTeX