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Professor Mary Dalrymple FBA

Descriptive and theoretical syntax and semantics; language documentation; Austronesian and Papuan languages; grammatical analysis within the theory of Lexical Functional Grammar
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About this Fellow

Mary Dalrymple is Professor of Syntax at the University of Oxford. She completed her PhD in linguistics at Stanford University in 1990, and spent the next thirteen years as a researcher at Xerox PARC, now the Palo Alto Research Center. She left PARC in 2003 to take up a position in the computer science department at King's College London, and moved from King's to Oxford's Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics in 2004. Her main interests are in syntax, semantics, and the interface between them.



Current post

  • Professor of Syntax, Faculty of Linguistics, Philology, and Phonetics, University of Oxford; Fellow, Linacre College, Oxford

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