Teaching interests: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language, Structure of Russian and Russian Functional Grammar, South Slavic Culture and Literature, Ottoman Bosnia.
Research interests: Slavic verbal aspect, cognitive linguistics.
Degree: Ph.D., Indiana
Selected recent publications
2018 article: “Prefixation in the Rise of Slavic Aspect,” Rosanna Benacchio, et al. eds. The Role of Prefixes in the Formation of Aspect and Related Categories. Problems of Grammaticalization. Florence: Firenze University Press, 85–102.
2018 article: “Thoughts on the ‘Typology of Slavic Aspect’.” Russian Linguistics 42(1): 1–35.
2017 article: “Unauxiliated Predicates in Meša Selimović’s Death and the Dervish.” Anastasia Makarova, Stephen M. Dickey and Dagmar Divjak, eds. Each Venture a New Beginning. Studies in Honor of Laura A. Janda. Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers, 229–40.
2016 article: “Lexical and Grammatical Aspect.” Nick Riemer, ed. Routledge Handbook of Semantics. London: Routledge, 338–353.
2015 article: “On the Aspectual Development of Performatives in Slavic.” Zeitschrift für slavische Philologie 71(2): 248–303.
2015 article: “Slavic Aspectual Prefixes and Numeral Classifiers: Two Kinds of Lexico-Grammatical Unitizers.” Lingua 168: 57–84. (Coauthored with Laura A. Janda.)
2014 article: “On the Origin of Slavic Prefixed Imperfective Motion Verbs.” Scando-Slavica 60(2): 159–171.
2013 article: "See, Now They Vanish: Third-Person Perfect Auxiliaries in Old and Middle Czech.” Journal of Slavic Linguistics. 21(1): 77–121.
2012 article: "Orphan Prefixes and the Grammaticalization of Aspect in South Slavic," Jezikoslovlje 13(1): 71-105.
2012 article: "On the Development of the Russian Imperfective General Factual," Scando-Slavica 58(1): 7-48.
2011 article: "The Varying Role of PO- in the Grammaticalization of Slavic Aspectual Systems: Sequences of Events, Delimitatives, and German Language Contact," in Journal of Slavic Linguistics 19(2): 175–230.
2010 chapter: "Common Slavic “Indeterminate” Verbs of Motion Were Really Manner-of-Motion Verbs". New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion. Studies in Language Companion Series, vol. 115. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Slavic Linguistics, June 2018–date
Editorial Board Member, Contrastive Linguistics (Съпоставително езикознание), December 2015–date
Centre for Advanced Study (Oslo, Norway), Fulbright-Hays
Internal: NFGRF Summer Research