New Associate Professor: Dr. Thomas McFadden
Thomas McFadden is a new Associate Professor of Linguistics. He received his PhD in
2004 from the University of Pennsylvania and has since had positions at the University
of Stuttgart, the University of Tromsø, and the Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics
(ZAS) in Berlin. His research focuses on theoretical and comparative syntax and morphology
with a particular interest in questions surrounding the syntax-morphology interface.
He also has a long-standing interest in historical linguistics, especially corpus-based
historical syntax. McFadden has done comparative work on a number of languages, most
frequently the modern and historical Germanic languages and Tamil.