I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Cornell University and a graduate field member in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Cognitive Science, Linguistics, and Philosophy. In 2010, I received my Ph.D. in Linguistics with a Certificate in Cognitive Science from Rutgers University. My primary interests are formal semantics and pragmatics, philosophy of language, fieldwork, understudied languages, ...
to appear.The Semantics of Evidentials. for the Oxford University Press series Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics.
2016. Evidentials and Illocutionary Mood in Cheyenne. International Journal of American Linguistics. [ draft ]
2015. Reciprocity in Fieldwork and Theory. Forthcoming in Methodologies in Semantic Fieldwork edited by M. Ryan Bochnak and Lisa Matthewson. [ final draft ]
2016. (June - July) Continuing semantic fieldwork on Cheyenne. Six weeks; Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana.
2015. (June - July) Continuing semantic fieldwork on Cheyenne. Five weeks; Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana.
12-13 Nov 2016. 6th Cornell Workshop in Linguistics and Philosophy: Speech Acts. Co-organized with William Starr.
6-8 May 2016. TBA. Invited talk, Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas (SULA) 9. University of California, Santa Cruz.
22-23 April 2016. TBA. Invited talk, The Unstructured Conference, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University.
1-3 April 2016. TBA. Invited talk, The Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas, UQAM.
30 March 2016. TBA. Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Ottawa.
5 Dec 2015. Force and conversational states (with William Starr). Differentiating Contents, Workshop, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University.
5 Dec 2015. Evidentials and varieties of update. Differentiating Contents, Workshop, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University.
22-25 Oct 2015. Expressing comparison in Cheyenne (with Todd Snider). 47th Algonquian Conference, University of Manitoba.
21-26 Sep 2015. Complex Connectives. Keynote speaker, Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, September 21–26, Tbilisi, Georgia.
26 March 2015. Complex connectives: Building disjunction from conjunction, Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin.