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    Mark Norris
UCSC Department of Linguistics
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
mnorris at ucsc dot edu
 

I am a syntactician and a morphologist. You might also find me talking about phonology. My research focuses primarily on Estonian and Icelandic. I am interested both in aspects of nominal morphosyntax and in their relation to clausal morphosyntax, with an eye towards the interaction of syntax and morphology more broadly.

My dissertation, A Theory of Nominal Concord, focuses primarily on apparent agreement processes inside of nominals in (primarily) Estonian and Icelandic. I propose a novel theory of nominal concord that distinguishes it formally from other well-studied forms of agreement, like subject-verb agreement. I expect to graduate in Spring of 2014.

Syntax 1 Students:
My section meets Tuesdays from 12:00-1:10 in Cowell 222.
My office hours are Wednesday from 1-2 PM in Stevenson 240.

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