Short CV/Education and training

  • 1990
    Undergraduate studies at the University of Athens, Greece; Diplom degree in philology with a specialisation in linguistics

  • 1991
    M. A. in linguistics from the University of Reading, UK,

  • 1992 – 1994
    Research assistant at the Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin, Germany

  • 1994
    PhD in general linguistics, University of Potsdam, Germany

  • 1995 – 1999
    Research associate at the Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin

  • 1999
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in general linguistics at the University of Potsdam

  • 1999 – 2000
    Managing director of the Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin

  • 2000 – 2002
    Heisenberg fellow (University of Potsdam, MIT, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania)

  • Since 2002
    Full professor of theoretical and English linguistics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany

  • 2007
    Visiting professor at Stanford University, CA, USA; LSA Summer School

Selected publications

  • Alexiadou, A.: On the morpho-syntax of (anti-)causative verbs. In: Rappaport Hovav, M., Doron, E., Sichel, I. (eds.), Syntax, Lexical Semantics and Event Structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2010. pp. 177-203.

  • Alexiadou, A.: On the role of syntactic locality in morphological processes: the case of (Greek) derived nominals. In: Giannakidou, A., Rathert, M. (eds.), Quantification, Definiteness and Nominalization. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. pp. 253-280.

  • Alexiadou, A.: Tense in the nominal domain: implications for grammar architecture. In: Linguistic Variation Yearbook 8, 2008. pp. 33-65.

  • Alexiadou, A., Anagnostopoulou, E.: The subject in situ generalization revisited. In: Gärtner, H.-M., Sauerland, U. (eds.), Interfaces + Recursion. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter 2007. pp. 31-60.

  • Alexiadou, A., Anagnostopoulou, E., Schäfer, F.: PP licensing in nominalizations. In: Proceedings of NELS 38, 2009. pp. 39-52.

  • Alexiadou, A., Iordachioaia, G., Soare, E.: Number/Aspect interactions in the syntax of nominalizations: a distributed Morphology approach. In: Journal of Linguistics, 2010.

  • Alexiadou, A., Hägeman, L., Stavrou, M.:. Noun phrase in the generative perspective. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter 2007.

  • Alexiadou, A., Müller, G.: Class features as probes. In: Bachrach, A., Nevins, A. (eds.), Inflectional Identity. Oxford University Press 2008. pp. 101-155.

  • Alexiadou, A., Stavrakaki, S.: Clause structure and verb-movement in a Greek-English bilingual patient with Broca's aphasia: evidence from adverb placement. In: Brain and Language 96, 2006. pp. 207-220.

  • McFadden, T., Alexiadou, A.: Perfects, resultatives and auxiliaries in Early English. In: Linguistic Inquiry 41, 2010.


Selected projects

Ongoing projects:

  • Collaborative Research Centre SFB 732 B1 The form and interpretation of nominals

  • Collaborative Research Centre SFB 732 C1 The syntax of nominal modification and its interaction with nominal structure

  • DO 536/10-1 Prosodic phrasing in auditory and visual sentence-processing (Dogil, Alexiadou & Kotchoubey)

  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) ID-50726640 Nominalisations: explorations at the syntax/lexicon and the syntax/semantics interface

Concluded projects:

  • AL 554/3-1 Basis and boundaries of unaccusativity

  • AL 554/4-1 GLOW summer school

  • German Research Foundation (DFG – GZ 4851-339-07) Conference on nominalisations across languages

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the board of trustees for the Forum der Kulturen (Forum of Cultures), Stuttgart, Germany, since 2009

  • Member of the committee on Research Network Linguistics and Cognition, University of Stuttgart, since 2008

  • Spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Centre "Incremental Specification in Context (SFB 732)", University of Stuttgart, 2006 – 2015

  • Member of the scientific advisory board of NORMS (Nordic Centre of Excellence in Microcomparative Syntax), since 2006

  • Consultant to the Lernaktiv project: Integration through Education, City of Stuttgart, 2005 – 2008

  • Member of the international advisory board to the City of Stuttgart in the area of language training, 2004 – 2009

  • Member of the council of the German Linguistic Society (treasurer), 2003 – 2004

  • Spokesperson for the Linguistic Representation and its Interpretation graduate programme (DFG Research Training Group GRK 609), University of Stuttgart, 2003 – 2006

  • Member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, 2002 – 2006

  • Member of the scientific advisory board, German Linguistic Society, 2002 – 2003

  • Member of the Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) board, 1999 – 2009; positions held in the board: newsletter editor 1999 – 2002; secretary 2002 – 2005, chairperson 2005 – 2009

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