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Short Biography:

I was born in on January 3rd, 1976, which makes me a .



I grew up in and I moved to in 1991.


I studied philosophy and linguistics at from 1994 until 1999.


From 1999 to 2001, I did a master's degree at the , where my thesis advisor was .



I did my PhD at , where my doctoral supervisors were and .



I also worked at the during and after my doctoral work until 2006.


Research & Publications:

The main focus of my linguistic work has been a search for the explanation of the emergence of linguistic universals in terms of statistical factors. Much of the work has been couched within the framework of bidirectional Optimality Theory.


A book called Bidirectional Optimality Theory, looks like this was published in 2011, edited by & . A paper called A note on the emergence of subject salience was also published in that book. (You can find a draft of the paper here.)


An article called An evolutionary reformulation of Centering Theory was published in , which was edited by , & .


An article called A Note on Acquisition in Frequency-based Accounts of Binding Phenomena was written with and appeared in , which was edited by & . (You can find a draft of the paper here.)




Optimality, Bidirectionality & the Evolution of Binding Phenomena was published in , which was edited by , & . (You can find a draft of the paper here.)



An article called Optimality Theoretic Pragmatics and Binding Phenomena was published in , which was edited by & .

My doctoral dissertation looks something like this and was published in 2005.


Miscellaneous:

I am a member of the , the , the , the and the


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