Members

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Research group leader:

Marit WestergaardMarit

Professor
Research interests: First, second/third & bilingual language acquisition, heritage language/language attrition, syntactic variation, diachronic change,com­parative syntax,
word order, nominal structure (grammatical gender, definiteness, possessives), English, Norwegian, Russian, German.

Members:

Merete AnderssenMerete

Professor
Research interests: Monolingual and bilingual first language acquisition. The relationship between word order and information structure: subject shift, object shift and dative alternation. DP-structure, especially definiteness marking and possessives.

Kristine Bentzenunknown

Professor
Research interests: Comparative syntax, dialect syntax, first language
acquisition, bilingualism, Scandinavian languages, Sami,
verb placement, object shift,
scrambling, information structure.

Sigríður Björnsdóttir
Sigridur

PhD student
Research interests: Learnability, acquisition, variation, syntactic theory.

Antonio FábregasAntonio

Professor
Research interests: The syntax-morphology interface, morphosyntactic variation, L2 acquisition, multidialectism, Romance, Scandinavian.

Jorge González AlonsoJorge

Postdoc
Research interests: Second and third language acquisition, non-native language
processing, bilingualism, morphology, compound words, (acquisition, representation
and processing of) gender, English, Spanish, Norwegian.

Isabel Nadine JensenIsabel

Assistent
Research interests:

Rachel KlassenRachel

MSCA postdoc
Research interests: Second language acquisition, bilingualism, mental lexicon, language processing, grammatical gender, morphosyntax, experimental design, eye-tracking, Spanish, German, French.

Tor-Willy KnudsenTor-Willy

Assistent

Martin KrämerMartin

Professor
Research interests: Phonology, Optimality Theory, microvariation

Tanja Kupischtanja_kupisch

Professor II
Research interests: Syntax, Phonology, first, second and third language acquisition,
heritage languages, Romance languages, Germanic languages, Turkish.

Evelina LeivadaEvelina

MSCA postdoc
E-mail: evelina@biolinguistics.eu
Research interests: Language variation, monolingual and bilingual language acquisition, the ‘dialect’ design, atypical development, language and cognition in Specific Language Impairment, autism and schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

Terje LohndalTerje

Professor II
Research interests: syntax, semantics, morphology, interfaces, variation, heritage languages/language attrition, first, second and bilingual language acquisition, English, Norwegian.

Björn LundquistBjorn

Associate professor / Lab manager
Research interests: Syntax-Morphology interface, Syntax-Semantics interface, Lexical categories, Scandinavian micro-variation, Psycho-linguistics, Language acquisition.

Natalia MitrofanovaNatalia

Researcher MiMS
Research interests: language acquisition (first, second, third, bilingual), acquisition of functional categories, the structure of early grammars, syntax and semantics of locative and directional expressions, experimental linguistics, eye-tracking (VWP), Russian, Norwegian, English, German.

Yulia Rodinaunknown-2

Researcher
E-mail
: yulia.rodina@uit.no
Research interests: Language acquisition (first, second, third, bilingual), heritage languages, multilingualism and education, multilingual language assessment, Norwegian, Russian, English.

Jason Rothmanjason

Professor II
School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, Reading
Research interests: First, second, third & bilingual language acquisition, language processing, syntactic transfer, heritage language/language attrition, the language-cognition
interface(s), behavioural and neurolinguistic methodologies (EEG/ERP), formal syntactic
theory, comparative theory, epistemology.

Roumyana SlabakovaRoumyana

Professor II
Research interests: Second, third & multilingual language acquisition; acquisition of functional morphology; acquisition at the syntax-semantics, syntax-discourse, and semantics-pragmatics interfaces; critical periods for acquisition; language processing; heritage language/language attrition; eye tracking; second language acquisition theory and epistemology.

Bror Magnus Strand

PhD student
Research interests: First language acquisition, child language,
morphosyntactic variation, Scandinavian languages, bidialectism, linguistic registers

Olga Urek

Researcher LAMBA
Research interests: phonology, Optimality Theory, feature geometry, Baltic languages, acquisition, bilingualism

Marta VelnićMarta

PhD student
Research interests: First Language Acquisition, Double object constructions,
Free word-order, Long and Short adjectives, Definiteness, Animacy, Croatian, Slavic.

Øystein VangsnesOystein

Professor
Research interests: Syntax, dialect studies, Nordic languages, NORMS.

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