Manuscripts and papers under review

Mar 2015 Only some "fake" pasts are real: contrasting sequence of tense and counterfactuals.
[currently being revised] [on lingbuzz (previous version)]
Dec 2014 Ergative as Perfective Oblique.
[revised Dec 2015] [on lingbuzz]
Dec 2014 with Hedde Zeijlstra. Upwards Agree is Superior
[revised Nov 2015] [on lingbuzz (previous version)]
For a more up-to-date version of our view of long-distance agreement in particular, see our 2015 WCCFL poster.
Nov 2014
Verbal Inflection and Overflow Auxiliaries.
[being revised] [previous version]


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-00215
[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]
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.