Li ‘Julie’ Jiang

Associate Professor, Chinese Language and Linguistics

Office: Moore Hall 359
Phone: (808) 956-2055

Educational Background

Ph.D.: 2012 Harvard University, Linguistics

M.A.: 2006 Peking University, Chinese Linguistics

B.A.: 2003 Peking University, Chinese Linguistics

Research Areas

  • Syntax
  • Semantics
  • Syntax-semantics interface
  • Language universals and variation
  • Comparative linguistics
  • Chinese linguistics (Chinese dialects, minority languages, and sign languages)
  • Language acquisition

Selected Bibliography

Marking (in)definiteness in classifier languages. In Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics. 8, 417-449. 2015

A parametric analysis of nominal arguments in classifier languages. In Y.-H. Audrey Li, A. Simpson and W.-T. Dylan Tsai (eds), Chinese Syntax in a Cross-linguistic Perspective, 51-72. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2014.

On bare classifier phrases, (with Suhua Hu). In Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics and the 18th International Association of Chinese Linguistics, 230-241.  2012.

An overt determiner in a classifier language, (with Suhua Hu). In Ming-le Gao (eds), Proceedings of GLOW-in-Asia VIII, 205-211. Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press. 2011

Monotonicity and measure phrases in Chinese. In Proceedings from the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society 45: 1, 303-317. 2009.