Professor Ian Roberts FBA

Historical and comparative syntax of the Romance, Germanic and Celtic languages; grammatical analysis adopting and adapting the concepts and techniques of Chomskyan generative theory.

Elected 2007

Current post

Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge

Past appointments

University of Cambridge Professor of Linguistics

2000 -

University of Stuttgart Professor of English Linguistics

1996 - 2000

University of Bangor Professor of Linguistics

1991 - 1996


Verbs and Diachronic Syntax 1993

Syntactic Change (with A. Roussou, University of Patras) 2003

Diachronic Syntax 2007

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