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Last updated: 04 May 2017
Paul Law studied linguistics at UCLA and MIT. He came to the City University of Hong Kong in 2008, after three years at the Université du Quebec à Montréal, Canada and more than ten years of research at Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft and teaching at the Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany. He has worked on a wide variety of languages including the less familiar languages Haitian Creole, Serbo-Croatian, Bulgarian, Malagasy, Tagalog and the Formosan language Tsou. His current research concentrates on the syntax of Tense in Mandarin Chinese, yes/no questions in the Wuhu dialect, agreement and resumptive pronouns in Breton as well as reconstruction effects.
To appear. Syntactic Tense of the comparative syntax perspective. [Joint work with Juvenal Ndayiragije], Linguistic Inquiry.
To appear. Preposition stranding. In The Blackwell Companion to Syntax, 2nd edition, edited by Henk van Riemsdijk and Martin Everaert, Wiley-Blackwell.
To appear. Quantification in Naxi. In Handbook of Quantifiers in natural language, volume 2, edited by Denis Paperno and Edward Keenan. Springer.