Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
Moore Hall 371
College Fellow, Harvard University, 2012-2013,
Ph.D. in Linguistics, Harvard University, 2012
MA in Chinese Linguistics, Peking University, 2006
BA in Chinese Linguistics, Peking University, 2003
- Comparative linguistics
- Language typology, variation, and universals
- Chinese linguistics (Chinese dialects, minority languages, and sign languages)
- Language acquisition
On the syntax and semantics of numeral constructions in Mandarin. In SHEN Yang and SHI Dingxu (eds), Noun Phrases and the Reference of Noun Phrases. Peking University Press. Forthcoming.
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. Oxford University Press. 2014.
Monotonicity and measure phrases in Chinese. In Proceedings of the Chicago Linguistics Society 45. 2012
An overt determiner in a classifier language, (with Suhua Hu). In Proceedings of GLOW-in-Asia VIII. 2011.
On the ambiguous De resultative construction in Chinese. Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Social Science Edition), Wuhan, China, 2006.