Roumyana Pancheva

Associate Professor of Linguistics and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Contact Information
E-mail: pancheva@usc.edu
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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