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Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Christiana Christodoulou, Ph.D.

Visiting Research Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Office: Bondurant C-107Christiana Christodoulou
Emailcchris26@olemiss.edu
Phone: 662-915-7298

Education:
Ph.D. in Linguistics: Neurolinguistics and Morphosyntax, University of British Columbia
M.A. in Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics, University of Essex
B.A. in English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Teaching and Research Interests:
Experimental: First Language Acquisition, Typical or Atypical Language Development, Genetic Disorders, Language and the Brain, Neurolinguistics, Psycholinguistics
Theoretical: Morphology and Syntax Specifically Functional Categories (i.e. case, tense, person number, aspect, etc.) and Subjunctives, Interface Effects Across Different Linguistic Domains (e.g. interface between morphosyntax and phonetics)

Courses Taught:
ENG 161: Language and Mind
ENG 341: Psycholinguistics
ENG 548: Topics in Neurolinguistics and Psycholinguistics
LING 100: Introduction to Language and Linguistics
LING 101: Languages of the World
LING 316: Theoretical Syntax
LING 540/MLLL 541: Special Topics: Inside a Child’s Mind: First Language Acquisition and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
LING 452: Acquisition of Syntax

Recent Publications:

Books

“Wenácw Iz’: Sqwéqwel’s sLaura. ‘True Stories by Laura Thevarge’” The University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics Vol. 22, co-edited with Lisa Matthewson, John Lyon and Martin A. Oberg, 2008.

“The Forty-Third International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages.” The University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics Vol. 23 ICSNL LXIII, co-edited with John Lyon, 2009.

Articles:

Christodoulou, C., & Grohmann, K.K. (2018). From First Steps to Full Acquisition: Comprehension of Subjunctive Clauses in Bilectal Children with Down Syndrome and Typical Language Development.” Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/fcomm.2018.00019.

Christodoulou, C., & K. Wexler. (2016). “The Morphosyntactic Development of Case in Down Syndrome.” Lingua 184, 25 – 52. DOI.org/10.1016/j.lingua.2016.05.011

Christodoulou, C. (2015). “Morphosyntactic Illusions in Down Syndrome: The Role of Phonetics/ Phonology.” Proceedings of the 39th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, 7 – 9 of November, Boston.

Christodoulou, C., & K. K. Grohmann. (2014). “Morphosyntactic Issues in the Development of Cypriot Greek Individuals with Down Syndrome.” Proceedings Supplement of the 38th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, 1 – 3 of November, Boston.

Christodoulou, C. (2013). “Tense and Aspect in Cypriot Greek Down Syndrome: Developmental Patterns and Coping Strategies.” In K. K. Grohmann (ed.) Three Factors and Beyond: The Socio-Syntax of (A)typical Language Acquisition and Development. 3FB: Language Development and Impairment. Linguistic Variation 13(2), 155 – 186. DOI/10.1075/lv.13.2.02chr

Christodoulou, C., and M. Wiltschko (2012). “Function without Content: Evidence from Greek Subjunctive na.” In A.M. Di Sciullo (ed.) Towards a Biolinguistic Understanding of Grammar: Essays on Interfaces, pp. 117 – 140. Linguistik Aktuell. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Christodoulou, C. (2009). “On Greek Pronouns and Coreference”. Proceedings of 23rd North West Linguistics Conference, Victoria, Vancouver Island, February, 2007.

Christodoulou, C. (2008a). “Anaphoric Relations with Greek Pronouns: Revisited”. In Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Christodoulou, C. (2008b). “Í7wa7 i tsíkena, aoz kws kats’áqwstalíha i sqáwtsa. ‘The fried potatoes, even the chickens wouldn’t eat’”. In “Wenácw Iz’: Sqwéqwel’s sLaura. ‘True Stories by Laura Thevarge’”. The University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics Vol. 22 pp. 12 – 24. Eds. Lisa Matthewson, Christiana Christodoulou, John Lyon and Martin A. Oberg.

Christodoulou, C. (2008c). “Ni nsésq’wez’a tsemsás i sqáwtsa. ‘My little sister burnt the potatoes.’”. In Wenácw Iz’: Sqwéqwel’s sLaura. ‘True Stories by Laura Thevarge’. The University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics Vol. 22 pp. 4 – 11. Eds. Lisa Matthewson, Christiana Christodoulou, John Lyon and Martin A. Oberg.

Christodoulou, C. (2007a). “Phonetic Geminates in Cypriot Greek: the Case of Voiceless Plosives”. Proceedings of XIII Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Interspeech, pp. 1014 – 1017, Antwerp, Belgium, August 2007.

Christodoulou, C. (2007b). “On the Phonetics of Cypriot-Greek Geminate Plosives.” Paper Presented at the 153rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 121.5, 3169.

Awards and Honors:
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Grant 2017–2020
Marie Curie Career Integration Grant 2012–2015
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program) 2010
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program) 2009
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program) 2005–2009
Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Community Service Canadian Order of American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) 2009
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program) Fieldwork and Research Award 2008

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