Discourse analysis, genre analysis, language and gender, language acquisition
Word structure, Morphology-Syntax Interface, Prosody-Syntax Interface, Information structure in Turkish, Turkish Sign Language
Formal semantics, formal pragmatics, and their interaction with syntax focusing on the following empirical domains across languages: Negative Polarity and Negative Concord, interrogative sentences and predicates that embed them, presupposition projection, and focus associating particles.
Morphology/syntax-semantics interface; syntax, semantics and morphology of Turkish and Turkish Sign Language (TİD); comparative morpho-syntax of Turkic languages
Psycholinguistics, sentence comprehension, formal models of human sentence comprehension, the interaction between memory and syntax in sentence processing.
- Freshman Advisor (Fall 2016)
- Cognitive Science Program Representative
Language and Cognition, Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Morphology, Information Structure in Turkish, Prosody-Pragmatics/Semantics Interface.
- Caucasian Languages Coordinator, Exchange & Erasmus Coordinator
Syntax, Historical Linguistics, Caucasian Languages, Structure of Laz, Structure of Turkic languages
- Linguistics Certificate Program Advisor, Exchange & Erasmus Coordinator
Phonology, phonological metatheory, phonology-morphology interaction, linguistics as a cognitive science, Finno-Ugric & Scandinavian languages, Turkic.
Structure of Turkish, Turkish phonology, tense-aspect-modality, morphology and syntax/semantics interface, verbal system of Laz
Syntax, structure of Turkish, Caucasian languages, cognitive linguistics, sign languages, Turkish Sign Language
Abkhaz language and history