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Richard DeArmond

Retired Associate Professor

Education

  • PhD, Linguistics, University of Chicago

Biography

Dr. DeArmond's research/teaching interests are syntax and morphology, especially Government/Binding theory as it pertains to English and Slavic syntax. Current research interests include the semantic and syntactic properties of theta-roles and the relationship of tense and aspect to sentence grammar. He is currently writing an introductory textbook on syntax. Other works in progress include papers on passives, existential sentences, and genitive case in Russian and on empty operators and control. His article on "X-Bar Theory and Complements of Verbs of Perception" will appear in Glossa 17.

Courses

This instructor is currently not teaching any courses.