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Matthew Tyler

Me in Philadelphia (not where I live).

Latest

29/10/21: Materials for mine and Richard Stockwell’s NELS poster “Causative VP-omission in English” (OSF page)

29/10/21: Materials for my NELS poster “The Case OCP in Choctaw (OSF page)

14/10/21: Handout for my talk at Leiden Comparative Syntax: “Switch-reference and big PRO

06/10/21: Mine and Aaron Broadwell’s WSCLA 25 proceedings paper “Prosodic words across large domains in Choctaw

09/09/21: Slides for my LAGB talk “CP complements of er-nominalisations in English“.

About me

Hi! I am a Junior Research Fellow in linguistics at Christ’s College, Cambridge. I work on syntax and its interfaces with morphology, semantics, phonology and the lexicon.

I completed my PhD at Yale University in 2020. My dissertation “Argument structure and argument-marking in Choctaw” looks at argument structure and its semantic and morphological correlates in Choctaw, a Muskogean language spoken in Mississippi and Oklahoma. As part of the research, I’ve spent time at the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians reservation, working with speakers to document and analyze the language.

Here’s my CV.

mt516 [at] cam [dot] ac [dot] uk