In prep. (with John Beavers) The roots of verbal meaning and the meaning of verbal roots. Ms., The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Manchester.
2017. (with Itamar Francez) Semantics and morphosyntactic variation: Qualities and the grammar of property concepts. (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Download for free (under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 terms) here or here. Read Envoi here.
In press. (with Peter Jenks and Emmanuel-moselly Makasso) On the lexical semantics of property concept nouns in Basaá. Truswell, Robert (Ed.). Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21. Download prepublication version here.
2017. (with John Beavers, Michael Everdell, Kyle Jerro, Henri Kauhanen, Elise LeBovidge, and Stephen Nichols) Two Types of States: A Cross-linguistic Study of Change-of-State Verb Roots. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America 2, 38:1-15. Download here.
2017. (with John Beavers) Change of state verbs and the semantics of roots. Brendel, Cole, Aaron Kaplan, Abby Kaplan, Miranda McCarvel, Jeff Pynes, and Ed Rubin (Eds.). Proceedings of the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Pp. 347-354. Download here.
2017. (with John Beavers) The semantic contribution of idiosyncratic roots in ditransitive verbs. Brendel, Cole, Aaron Kaplan, Abby Kaplan, Miranda McCarvel, Jeff Pynes, and Ed Rubin (Eds.). Proceedings of the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Pp. 70-80. Download here.
2016. (with Itamar Francez) Malayalam property concept sentences and the locus of variation. In Rahul Balusu & Sandhya Sundaresan (Eds.) Proceedings of Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 5, Pp 21-35. Download here or here.
2016. Thoughts on diagnosing morphomicity: A case study from Ulwa. In Ana Luís and Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero (Eds.). The morphome debate: Diagnosing and analysing morphomic patterns. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 89-111. Download preprint here.
2014. Verbal derivation: Semantics and syntax. In Rochelle Lieber and Pavol Štekaur (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Derivational Morphology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 257-275.
2012. The monotonicity hypothesis. In Louise McNally and Violeta Demonte, Eds. Telicity, change, and state: A cross-categorial view of event structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 139-161. Download preprint here.
2009. Ulwa evidentials: A preliminary overview. In Proceedings of The 14th Workshop on the structure and constituency of the languages of the Americas: Special session on evidentiality and modality. Vancouver: UBC Working Papers. Download here.
2008. Monotonicity at the lexical semantics–morphosyntax interface. In Emily Elfner and Martin Walkow (eds.), Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the Northeast Linguistic Society. Amherst, MA: GLSA. Download here in pdf.
2005. (with Beth Levin). The morphological typology of change of state event encoding. In Geert Booij, Emiliano Guevara, Angela Ralli, Salvatore Sgroi & Sergio Scalise (Eds). On-line Proceedings of the Fourth Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM4) Catania, 21-23 September 2003. Pp. 185-194. Download here.
2004. (with Annie Zaenen, Jean Carletta, Gregory Garretson, Joan Bresnan, Tatiana Nikitina, M. Catherine O’Connor, and Tom Wasow). Animacy encoding in English: why and how. In Proceedings of the ACL 2004 Workshop on Discourse Annotation. Download here.
2003. (with John Beavers). The proper treatment of “your ass” in English. In Proceedings of the ESSLLI 2003 Student Session. Vienna, Austria. Revised version, entitled “A universal pronoun in English?” in Linguistic Inquiry 37.3.
2003. Spanish progressive aspect variation in stochastic OT. In Tara Sanchez and Uri Horesh (eds). Selected papers from NWAV-31. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 9.2 . Download here.
2007. States, changes of state, and the Monotonicity Hypothesis. PhD thesis, Stanford University. Download here.