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submitted with Elizabeth Cowper and Dan Siddiqi. Unifying -ing without participles.
[submitted Feb 2019]
accepted with Elizabeth Cowper, Daniel Currie Hall, and Andrew Peters.
Person and deixis in Heiltsuk pronouns
[accepted to the Canadian Journal of Linguistics Aug 2018]
accepted with Elizabeth Cowper, Daniel Currie Hall, and Neil Banerjee.
Illusions of transitive expletives in Middle English.
[accepted to the Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics Jul 2018]
accepted with Elizabeth Cowper, Daniel Currie Hall, Rebecca Tollan, and Neil Banerjee.
Investigating the past of the futurate present.
In Syntactic Features and the Limits of Syntactic Change. Eds. J. G. Jóonsson and T. Eythórsson. OUP. 27pp.
2019 with Hedde Zeijlstra. Checking up on (φ-)Agree
Linguistic Inquiry. 50(3):527-569. DOI: 10.1162/ling_a_00319
[on lingbuzz (out-of-date version, with earlier title "Upwards Agree is Superior")]
2018 with Peter Jurgec. Indexation to stems and words.
Phonology. 35(4): 577-615. DOI: 10.1017/S0952675718000210
2018. Syntactic Structures and Morphology.
In Syntactic Structures 60 years on. Eds. N. Hornstein, H. Lasnik, P. Patel-Grosz, and C. Yang. De Gruyter Mouton. 14pp.
2018 Ergative as Perfective Oblique. Syntax. 21(4): 321-361. DOI: 10.1111/synt.12162
[online] [on lingbuzz (previous version)]
2018 with Sali A. Tagliamonte. What can can and can't do. Proceedings of NELS 48. GLSA: Amherst.
2017. How to do things with verbs.
In A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky Eds. C. Halpert, H. Kotek, and C. van Urk. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics volume 80. Cambridge MA: MITWPL. 10pp.
2017. Singular they and the syntactic representation of gender in English.
Glossa. 2(1): 80. DOI: 10.5334/gjgl.374
[open access]
2017. with Claire Halpert. In an imperfect world: deriving the typology of counterfactual marking.
In Modality Across Syntactic Categories, ed. María Luisa Rivero, Ana Arregui, and Andrés Salanova. OUP. 157-178.
[pre-review manuscript]
with Elizabeth Cowper. Possession and necessity: from individuals to worlds. Lingua Special Issue: Understanding Possession, ed. E. Schoorlemmer and B. Le Bruyn. DOI: 10.1016/j.lingua.2016.02.002
[on lingbuzz (final version)]

2016. with Ewan Dunbar. Finite-state phonology predicts a typological gap in cyclic stress assignment (squib). Linguistic Inquiry 47(2). DOI: 10.1162/ling_a_00214
[pre-publication pdf]
2016. Go get, come see: motion verbs, morphological restrictions, and syncretism.
Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 34(1): 53--91. DOI: 10.1007/s11049-015-9301-0
[pre-publication pdf] [available online via Springer]
2015. with Elizabeth Copwer. Where there is, and why.
2015 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l'ACL 2015.
[2015 CLA proceedings]
2015. with Elizabeth Copwer, Daniel Currie Hall, Rebecca Tollan, and Neil Banerjee.
There's no future in Old English.
2015 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l'ACL 2015.
[2015 CLA proceedings]
2014. Accounting for unexpected subject gaps in TP coordination.
The Linguistic Review 30(3-4): 487-513. DOI: 10.1515/tlr-2014-0011
[pre-publication pdf]
2014. with Elizabeth Copwer. English modal have.
2014 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l'ACL 2014.
2013. Auxiliaries.
Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics, ed. Mark Aronoff. OUP.
[available online]
2013. A syntactic answer to a pragmatic puzzle: the case of asymmetric and.
In Syntax and Its Limits, ed. Rafaella Folli, Christiana Sevdali, and Robert Trusswell. OUP. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.001.0001
[pre-publication pdf]
2013. with Elizabeth Cowper. Inflectional shells and the syntax of causative have.
2013 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l'ACL 2013.
2013 with Claire Halpert. In search of (im)perfection.
Proceedings of NELS 42. GLSA: Amherst.
2013. A syntactic correlate of a semantic asymmetry.
Proceedings of NELS 41. GLSA: Amherst.
2013. The syntax of syncretism.
Proceedings of NELS 40. GLSA: Amherst.
2012. The crosslinguistic defaultness of be.
Coyote Papers WPL 20: Proceedings of the Poster Session of WCCFL 29.
2011 BE-ing Default: the morphosyntax of auxiliaries. (Dissertation)
Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT.
Committee: Sabine Iatridou (chair), David Pesetsky, Norvin Richards.
[on lingbuzz] [on DSpace]
2010. Morphology and stress in Nez Perce verbs.
UBCWPL 29: Proceedings of WSCLA 15.
2010. Go get, come see.
UBCWPL 25: Proceedings of NWLC 2009.

Manuscripts and papers in preparation

Mar 2015 Only some "fake" pasts are real: contrasting sequence of tense and counterfactuals.
[on lingbuzz]
Nov 2014
Verbal Inflection and Overflow Auxiliaries.
[being revised] [previous version]