I am in the fifth year the PhD program in Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. My research interests lie in Syntax and Psycholinguistics.

My recent work has focused on:

  • The Role of Case in Processing Agreement in Hindi
  • Agents and Instruments in Hindi-Urdu Causatives.

My other projects include

  • Focus marking in Hindi-Urdu
  • Hindi-English Code-switching
  • Sluicing in Hindi-Urdu (with Jyoti Iyer)
  • Person and Number Agreement  in Ojibwe, Cree and Dumi (with Ekaterina Vostrikova and Leland Kusmer)
  • Anaphors in Hindi-Urdu (with Ethan Poole)
  • Comparatives in Hindi-Urdu (with Jyoti Iyer and Gurmeet Kaur)


Email me: sakshibhatia (at) linguist.umass.edu