Previous members and completed PhDs

 

Tina Louise Ringstad

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PhD dissertation may be downloaded here.

Eirik Hvidsten, PhD Candidate NTNU

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PhD dissertation may be downloaded here.

Nicole Busby

Dissertation title: Presumptions, proficiencies, and parallel languages: Investigating academic English reading among Norwegian university students
Defense date: November 20, 2020
Committee: Philip Shaw (Stockholm), Elke Peters (Leuven), Annjo K. Greenall (Trondheim)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here.

Tammer Castro
Tammer Castro

Dissertation title: Heritage and adult L2 acquisition of empty categories in a bidialectal-bilingual context
Defense date: November 24, 2016
Committee: Ester Rinke (Frankfurt), Ruth Lopes (Campinas), Antonio Fábregas (Tromsø)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here.

Ragnhild Eik, PhD Candidate, NTNU Ragnhild

Dissertation title: The Morphosyntax of Compounding in Norwegian
Defense date: May 3, 2019.
Committee: David Adger (Queen Mary), Gunlög Josefsson (Lund) and Ivar Berg (Trondheim)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here.

Maren Berg GrimstadMaren

Dissertation title: English-origin verbs in American Norwegian: A morphosyntactic analysis of mixed verbs
Defense date: September 7, 2018
Committee: Mike Putnam (Penn State), Frans Gregersen (Copenhagen) and Kristin Melum Eide (Trondheim)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here.

Eline Grønvoll, Research assistant UiTscreen-shot-2016-12-20-at-08-44-45

E-mail: eline.gronvoll@uit.no

Research interests: Syntactic variation and change, dialect syntax, language impairment.

Tor-Willy Knudsen, Assistant UiTscreen-shot-2016-12-20-at-08-44-45

Evelina Leivada, Postdoc UiT

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.

James David McDonald, Research assistant UiT

E-mail: jmc005@uit.no

Research interests: Slavic languages (Russian, Czech, Serbian), Germanic languages (Norwegian, German, Dutch), Romance languages (French, Spanish, Italian), morphology, syntax, corpus data.

Natalia Mitrofanova
Natalia Mitrofanova

Dissertation title: Paths and Places: Aspects of Grammar and Acquisition​
Defense date: November 1, 2016
Committee: Natalia Gagarina (Berlin), Sonja Eisenbeiss (Essex/Cologne), Tarald Taraldsen (Tromsø)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here

Brita Ramsevik Riksem

Brita

Dissertation title: Language mixing in American Norwegian noun phrases: an exoskeletal analysis of synchronic and diachronic patterns
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Comittee: Elena Anagnostopoulou (Crete), Ida Larsson (Oslo) and Andrew Weir (Trondheim)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here

Zoe Schlueter, Postdoc UiT

Research interests: Formal analyses in syntax ans semantics with psycholinguistic experimentation using behavioral and electrophysiological methods in both monolingual and bilingual speakers.

Anne Mette Sunde, PhD Candidate NTNU Anne

Dissertation title: Skjult påvirkning. Tre studier av engelskpåvirkning i norsk.
Supervisors: Kristin Melum Eide, Brit Mæhlum, Ivar Berg
Defense date: April 26, 2019
Committee: Henrik Gottlieb (Copenhagen), Tore Kristiansen (Copenhagen) and Anne Dahl (Trondheim)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here

Olga Urek

Olga Urek

Dissertation title: Palatalization in Latvian
Defense date: May 23, 2016
Committee: Nicoleta Bateman (CSUSM), Francesc Torres-Tamarit (Paris), Tore Nesset (Tromsø)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here

Marta Velnic

Dissertation title: The Acquisition of Double Object Constructions in Croatian Child Language
Defense date: February 22, 2018
Committee: Bernhard Brehmer (Greifswald), Tihana Kraš (Rijeka), Tanja Kupisch (Tromsø)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here

Anna Wolleb

Dissertation title: Syntactic representations in the bilingual mind: the role of executive function and pragmatics in cross-language priming
Defense date: December 10, 2015
Committee: Ludovica Serratrice (Manchester), Holly Branigan (Edinburgh), Øystein Vangsnes (Tromsø)
PhD dissertation may be downloaded here.

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