Nominal Modification

The Research Training Group on Nominal Modification at the Goethe University Frankfurt

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Doctoral Researchers

The offices of all doctoral researchers of the Research Training Group are located in the IG Farben building (click the address below for a map).


*Please note that due to COVID-19 regulations our members are mainly doing home office. Consider using their e-mail addresses for contact.

Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Ahmad Al-Bitar

Office: IG 5.257
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32054
e-mail: Al-Bitar [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: Definiteness in (Syrian) Arabic
Research Interests: Degree semantics, intensional semantics, syntax-semantics interface, semantics-pragmatics interface


Nehir Aygül

Office: IG 5.255
Telephone:+49(0)69/798-32219
e-mail: Ayguel [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The interplay between inverse linking and nominal modifiers
Research Interests: Language comprehension and production, cross-linguistic variation, experimental syntax, syntax-semantics interface (scope, binding and anaphora)


Nasimeh Bahmanian

Office: IG 5.255
Telephone:+49(0)69/798-32219
e-mail: bahmanian [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation:Extraposition of relative clauses in Persian
Research Interests: Language Processing (Comprehension and Production),Cross-linguistic study of constituent ordering, Language Variation and Change


Maximilian Berthold

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e-mail: Berthold [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation:The temporal interpretation of modified noun phrases
Research Interests: tense semantics, intensional semantics


Sebastian Bredemann

Office: IG 5.256
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32220
e-mail: Bredemann [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The role of phonology in morphological realization: evidence from Vata
Research Interests: Alliterative concord, theoretical phonology, Optimality theory, the morphology/phonology interface


Joana Ferreira

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e-mail: DaSilvaFerreira [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The syntax of adjectives and its semantic basis in the nominal domain
Research Interests: Dynamic Semantics, Formal Semantics, Syntax, Syntax-semantics Interface, Empirical Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Typology


Julien Foglietti

Office: IG 5.254
Telephone:++49(0)69/79 8-32216
e-mail: Foglietti [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The compositional semantics of Proper Names
Research Interests: : Broad: Semantics, Syntax, and the Syntax-Semantics Interface 
Narrow: Proper Names, Referentiation, Distributivity, Plurals


Melanie Hobich

Office: IG 5.255
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32219
e-mail: hobich [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The was für construction from a cross-linguistic and diachronic perspective
Research Interests: Syntax, Language variation and change, Information Structure, Syntax-Prosody Interface, Syntax-Semantics Interface, spoken language, corpus linguistics, acquisition… (and much more)


  Dimitrios Kotopoulis 

Office: IG 5.254
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32216
e-mail: kotopoulis [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The Syntax & Morphology of Case
Research Interests: Syntax, Morphology, Morphosyntax, Functional Structure of DPs, DP Structure vs. Clause Structure


Viktor Köhlich

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e-mail: koehlich [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: Nominal Modification in Japanese and the Japanese Word Class System
Research Interests: Morphosyntax, Japanese, Typology, Word Classes, Cartography, Western Iranian languages


Tommaso Mattiuzzi

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e-mail: mattiuzzi [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: Slim and large nominal projections. Nominal modifiers and the boundaries of DP in PP construction
Research Interests: Syntactic and Morphological theory, Syntactic micro- and macro-variation, PP- and DP-structures, Definite articles, Bare nouns


Emma Merritt

Office: IG 5.253
Telephone: +49(0)69/79 8-32214
e-mail: merritt [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: Early L2 acquisition of recursive genitive structures
Research Interests: Language acquisition, multilingualism, syntax, and phonology


Giacomo Presotto

Office: IG 5.257
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32054
e-mail: presotto [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: DP and Locality. Probing and testing Relativized Minimality effects on DP-related movements
Research Interests: Formal syntax, locality, movement, merge, labeling algorithm, phase parallelisms, experimental syntax, morphosyntactic variation


Anna Preßler

Office: IG 5.253
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32214
e-mail: Pressler [at] lingua [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: The role of phonological factors in word order variation phenomena
Research Interests: Phonology, Syntax, Morphology and the interfaces that exist between those three


Natalie J. Roller

Office:IG 5.253
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32214
e-mail: N.Roller [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: Word order in different strategies of nominal modification in Tagalog
Research Interests: Austronesian languages, Tagalog, typology, morphology, word classes, language documentation


Emine Şahingöz

Office: IG 5.256
Telephone:+49(0)69/79 8-32220
e-mail: sahingoez [at] em [dot] uni [minus] frankfurt [dot] de
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Dissertation: Expressing Definiteness in Ossetic – The Development from Definite Particle to Stress Shift
Research Interests: Caucasian languages, Indoeuropean languages, Ossetic, Corpuslinguistics, Morphology, Typology, Language documentation, Language contact