I am a fifth-year PhD student in Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  My primary interests are in adult sentence processing, particularly in agreement and how syntactic structure is built, accessed, and stored during comprehension of a sentence. I’m also interested in memory and prediction in processing and what they can tell us about how humans make use of syntax.

In my remaining time, I think about the syntax of agreement and argument movement in Zulu, and how to do psycholinguistics on languages not usually available in university labs. I’ve previously done documentary fieldwork on Tlingit (iso:tli, Na-Dene) and Uda (iso:uda, Lower Cross-River).