Professor Ian Roberts

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

2007
Education, Linguistics

Current post

Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge

Past appointments

University of Cambridge Professor of Linguistics

Jan 2000 -

University of Stuttgart Professor of English Linguistics

Jan 1996 - Jan 2000

University of Bangor Professor of Linguistics

Jan 1991 - Jan 1996

Publications

Verbs and Diachronic Syntax 1993

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

Diachronic Syntax 2007

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