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Roumyana Pancheva

Associate Professor of Linguistics and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 821-1221
Office: GFS 302B

Personal Website


Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania, 5/2000

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Pancheva's main areas of research are syntax and the interface of syntax and semantics. She also has interests in semantics. Her research employs formal modeling, cross-linguistic comparison from a synchronic and diachronic perspective, and experimentation.

Research Keywords

degree expressions, aspect, experimental syntax and semantics, historical syntax and semantics

Research Specialties

syntax, syntax-semantics interface, semantics

Funded Research

Contracts and Grants Awarded

Language And The Brain: The Neural Foundation Of The Grammar Of Meaning (Mellon Foundation), Roumyana Pancheva, $165,000, 05/16/2008-08/15/2010  
The Historical Syntax Of Medieval South Slavic (National Science Foundation), Roumyana Pancheva, $240,000, 09/01/2004-08/31/2008  

Honors and Awards

USC Mellon Mentoring Award, category "Faculty mentoring graduate students" , 3/2012-  
USC Raubenheimer Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, 12/2005-  
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