Professor Martin Maiden FBA

Southern Europe Italy Linguistics Romance Eastern Europe including Russia Romania

Elected 2003

UK Fellow
2003
Linguistics

Martin Maiden is Professor of the Romance Languages at Oxford, a Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford (since 1996), and Director of the Oxford Research Centre for Romance Linguistics (since 2007). He studied at Cambridge University (PhD. in Linguistics 1987). From 1982-1989 he taught Italian at Bath University, and from 1989-1996 Romance Philology at Cambridge University. He was Vice-President of the Società di Linguistica Italiana (2003-2004). He holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Bucharest (2013). In 2014 he was appointed 'Commander' in the 'National Order for 'Faithful Service' of Romania, by decree of the President of Romania, for services to the Romanian language in Britain. His particular research interests are in Italian and Romanian linguistics and dialectology, historical linguistics, and morphology.

Current post

Professor of the Romance Languages, University of Oxford

Past appointments

University of Oxford Professor of the Romance Languages

Jan 1996 -

Trinity College University of Oxford Professor of the Romance Languages, University of Oxford

Jan 1996 -

Trinity College University of Oxford Professor of the Romance Languages, University of Oxford

Jan 1996 -

University of Cambridge Lecturer in Romance Philology

Jan 1989 - Jan 1996

University of Bath Lecturer in Italian

Jan 1982 - Jan 1989

University of Bath

Jan 1982 - Jan 1989

Publications

Where does heteroclisis come from? Evidence from Romanian dialects Morphology 2009

The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages 2016

The Cambridge History of the Romance Languages I, II 2011, 2013

Verb augments and meaninglessness in Romance morphology Studi di Grammatica Italiana 2003

Morphological autonomy and diachrony Yearbook of Morphology 2004

Storia linguistica dell'italiano 1998

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