Dr. Esra Predolac


Esra Predolac
  • Lecturer
  • Language Coordinator, Turkish
  • Assistant Director CREES
  • Syntax and its interfaces | Clausal complements | Nominalizations | Embedded root phenomena | Extraposition | Second Language Acquisition
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Contact Info

Wescoe Hall, Room 2090

Education

Ph.D., Cornell University, 2017

Research

Research interests:

  • Syntax and its interfaces
  • Clausal complements
  • Nominalizations
  • Embedded root phenomena
  • Extraposition
  • Second Language Acquisition

Teaching

Courses Recently Taught

  • Elementary Turkish I, II
  • Intermediate Turkish I, II
  • Advanced Readings in Turkish I, II

Selected Publications

  • “Bare CPs and Bare Object NPs in Turkish.” Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis 6 (SinFonIJA6) Proceedings (Forthcoming);
  • Ed. with A. Joseph. Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL9). Cambridge, MA: MITWPL. 2015;
  • “Embedded Root Phenomena in Turkish.” NE Linguistic Society (NELS) 43 Proceedings. 2014;
  • “A Paratactic Analysis of Ki-clauses in Turkish.” Arizona Linguistics Circle 6 Proceedings. U. of Arizona. 2013;
  • Ed., with W. Browne, A. Cooper, et al. Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 18: The Second Cornell Meeting 2009. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, U. of Michigan. 2011.