Psychology Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology
About this Fellow
Theoretical and experimental psycholinguistics; multi-language studies of psychological mechanisms for decoding the structure and meaning of sentences; modelling the process of grammar acquisition by children
- Distinguished Professor of Linguistics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Historical linguistics, Italian, Romance, Latin
Historical and comparative syntax of the Romance, Germanic and Celtic languages; grammatical analysis adopting and adapting the concepts and techniques of Chomskyan generative theory.
Oral and written literatures of Africa; orality, performance and genre in the popular cultures of West Africa with particular reference to Hausa-speaking regions of Nigeria and Niger