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2019  The Syntax and Semantics of Noun Modifiers and the Theory of Universal Grammar: A Korean Perspective. In Studies in Natural Language & Linguistic Theory (SNLT) Series, Vol. 96. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.

2008  Event Structure and Internally-Headed Relative Clauses: A View from Korean and Japanese. Germany: VDM Verlag.

2004  Event-Structure and the Internally-Headed Relative Clause Construction in Korean and Japanese. Amhest, MA: GLSA (published 2004 UMass Amherst dissertation, with blurbs by Christopher Potts and Kyle B. Johnson).


Edited Volumes

2001  Proceedings of the 31st Meeting of the North Eastern Linguistic Society. Amhest, MA: GLSA (co-edited with Uri Strauss).


Journal Articles

2022  That's a Curious Copular Construction You Have There!. Linguistic Inquiry 53(1): 168-181.

2016  The 'Imperfective' in Attributive Clauses in Korean as a Window into the Evidential Past and the Metaphysical Future. Studies in Language 40(2): 340-379.

2013  Temporal Marking in Korean Attributive Clause and Linguistic Encoding of Human Memory. Journal of Cognitive Science 14(1): 77-109.  

2011  The Meaning of Utterance-Final EVEN. Journal of English Linguistics 39(1): 36-64 (with Nathan Jahnke).

2009  E-type Anaphora and Three Types of Kes-Construction in Korean. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 27(2): 345-377.

2008  Relevance of Grammar and Pragmatics to the Relevancy Condition. Language Research 44(1): 95-120.

2007  Formal Linking in Internally Headed Relatives. Natural Language Semantics 15(4): 279-315.

2006  Acquisition of an Adjunct Island inside There-Sentences. Journal of Cognitive Science 6(1): 73-95.

1999  Implementing Group-work in the EFL Korean Secondary School Classroom Context: Focusing on Scenarios and Dramas. Studies in English Education 3(2), 173-186.


Book Chapters & Proceedings

2020 Determiner Phrase: How Nominals are Built and How Constituent Orders are Derived. In Shoichi Iwasaki et al. eds., Japanese/Korean Linguistics 26, 101-115. Stanford, CA: Center for Studies of Language and Information (CSLI), Stanford University.

2019  The Noteworthiness of Some Copular Construction in English. In Sae-Youn Cho ed., Proceedings of GLOW in Asia XII & SICOGG 21, 126-144. Seoul, Korea: The Korean Generative Grammar Circle.

2018  Point of View and the Behavior of Korean Demonstratives. In Rodica Ivan ed., UMOP 40: The Leader of the Pack: A Festschrift in Honor of Margaret Speas, 263-279. Amherst, MA: GLSA.

2017  That's a Beautiful Dress that You're Wearing: A Curious Relative Clause Construction in English. In Nicholas LaCara, Keir Moulton, & Anne-Michelle Tessier eds., A Schrift to Fest Kyle Johnson, 195-201. Linguistics Open Access Publications 1. Amherst, MA: Universtiy of Massachusetts Amherst.

201 Cognitive Indexical Usage of Demonstrative Ku in Korean and a Split DP analysis. In Tae Sik Kim & Seungwan Ha eds., Proceedings of the 18th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG), 175-194. Seoul, Korea: The Korean Generative Grammar Circle.

2014  Capturing the Non-optionality of Participial Codas in There-BE-Existentials. In Christina Galeano et al. eds., Proceedings of WECOL 2011, 82-93. Department of Linguistics, California State University-Fresno.

2014  Adjective Ordering: A View from Korean. In Robert Santana-LaBarge ed., Proceedings of  WCCFL 31, 285-294. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

2014  On the Position of Adnominal Adjectival Expressions in Korean. In C.-T. James Huang & Feng-hsi Liu eds., Peaches and Plums. In Language and Linguistics Monograph Series, Vol. 54, 75-99. Taipei, Taiwan: Academia Sinica.

2011 The Imperfective Puzzle in Korean. In Marcel den Dikken & William McClure eds., Japanese/Korean Linguistics 18, 266-277. Stanford, CA: CSLI.

2009  There-Existentials with Participial Codas and Theticity. In Young-Se Kang et al. eds., Current Issues in Linguistic Interfaces, Vol. 1, 319-330. Seoul, Korea: Hankwuk Mwunhwasa.

2009  A Fresh Look at the Ambiguity Puzzle of KO ISS Imperfective in Korean. In David Potter et al. eds., 1st Simon Fraser University Working Papers: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on East Asian Linguistics (published online). Vancouver, Canada: Department of Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2008  Internally Headed Relatives Parallel Direct Perception Complements. In Mitsuko Endo Hudson et al. eds., Japanese/Korean Linguistics 13, 281-292. Stanford, CA: CSLI.

2008 Revisiting the Relevancy Condition on Internally Headed Relatives in Korean. In Sarah Clarke et al. eds., University of Toronto Working Papers 28: Proceedings of International Conference on East Asian Linguistics, 137-157. Toronto, Canada: Department of Linguistics.

2007  Domain Restriction in Freedom of Choice: A View from Korean Indet-Na Items. In Estela Puig Waldmuller ed., Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 11, 375-389 (with Stefan Kaufmann).

2007  The Effect of the Speaker’s Motivation on the Interpretation of Logical Connectives. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1757. Nashville, TN (with James German, Eyal Sagi, Stefan Kaufmann, Brady Clark).

2004  Internally Headed Relatives Instantiate Situation Subordination. In Keir Moulton & Matthew Wolf eds., Proceedings of NELS 34, 333-344. Amherst, MA: GLSA publications.

2004  The Genitive of Negation in Russian: Blocking of Case-licensing by Negation. In Mary Andronis et al. eds., Papers from the 38th Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS) Meeting: Main Session, 345-360. Chicago, IL: CLS publications.

2004  Three Types of Kes-Nominalization in Korean. In Ik-Hwan Lee et al. eds., Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics 10, 479-492. Seoul, Korea: Hanshin Publishing Company.

2003  Children's Sensitivity to Adjunct Islands inside There-Sentences. In Barbara Beachley et al. eds., Proceedings of the 27th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD), 425-436. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

2003  The Genitive of Negation in Russian: A Relativized Minimality Account. In Wayles Browne et al. eds., Proceedings of the 11th Workshop of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL), 295-314. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications.

2002  The Absence of the Adjective Category in Korean. Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Korean Linguistics, 596-612. Seoul, Korea: Hankwuk Mwunhwasa.

2002  Does Korean have Adjectives? In Tania Ionin et al. eds., MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 43, 71-89. Cambridge, MA: Department of Linguistics, MIT.