Sylvia L.R. Schreiner

Sylvia L.R. Schreiner

Sylvia L.R. Schreiner

Assistant Professor

Linguistics: Syntax, morphology, language documentation and revitalization; Scottish Gaelic, St. Lawrence Island / Siberian Yupik; aspect, tense, mood, modality; Distributed Morphology; roots and categories; nominals and nominal functional structure.

Sylvia Schreiner is a linguist specializing in syntax, morphology, semantics, and language documentation. Much of her work to date has focused on the morphosyntax and semantics of tense, aspect, mood, and modality. She has worked on documenting Scottish Gaelic since 2007, and is now co-leading an NSF DEL-funded project documenting St. Lawrence Island Yupik.

Education

BA in Classical Studies: Carleton College

MA and PhD in Linguistics: University of Arizona