2020. Object licensing in Fijian and the role of adjacency.
Paper on an unusual DOM pattern in Fijian. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 38:313–364.
2020. Successive cyclicity and the syntax of long-distance dependencies.
Paper reviewing approaches to successive cyclicity. Annual Review of Linguistics 6:111–130.
2020. How to detect a phase.
Overview of reflexes of successive cyclicity across domains. In Recent developments in phase theory, edited by Jeroen van Craenenbroeck, Cora Pots, and Tanja Temmerman.
2018. Pronoun copying in Dinka Bor and the Copy Theory of Movement.
Paper on multiple copy spell-out in Dinka. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 36(3):937–990.
2017. Ergativity and Austronesian-type voice systems.
Paper with Michael Y. Erlewine and Ted Levin in Oxford Handbook of Ergativity, edited by Jessica Coon, Diane Massam, and Lisa Travis.
2017. Why A-movement does not license parasitic gaps.
Paper in A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky, edited by Claire Halpert, Hadas Kotek, and me.
2015. A uniform syntax for phrasal movement: A Dinka Bor case study.
MIT Dissertation on the syntax of phrasal movement and Dinka.
2015. Two components of long-distance extraction: Successive cyclicity in Dinka.
Paper on successive cyclicity in Dinka with Norvin Richards. Linguistic Inquiry 46(1):113–155.
2015. Aspect splits without ergativity: Agreement asymmetries in Neo-Aramaic.
Paper on agreement in Neo-Aramaic languages with Laura Kalin (UCLA). Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 33(2):659–702.
2014. Agreement in Zazaki and the nature of nominal concord.
Paper with Maziar Toosarvandani (UCSC) on nominal concord in Zazaki.
2013. Visser's Generalization: The syntax of control and the passive.
A squib on passives and obligatory control. Linguistic Inquiry 44(1):168–178.
Ms. A typology of clash-tolerating languages.
MIT Generals paper which explores the typology of quantity-insensitive languages that allow clashes.
Ms. On obligatory control: A movement and PRO approach.
A manuscript that proposes an alternative to contemporary theories of control (part of my MA thesis).