Polinsky, Maria

Professor
Maryland Language Science Center
Program in Neuroscience & Cognitive Science
College of Arts and Humanities
General Research Interests: 
  • Language universals and their explanation
  • Comparative syntactic theory
  • Expression of information structure in natural language
  • Incomplete acquisition (heritage languages)
  • Austronesian languages (esp. Malagasy, Maori)
  • Languages of the Caucasus (esp. Tsez, Kabardian)