Faculty

Maziar Toosarvandani
  • Title
    • Associate Professor, Associate Graduate Program Director
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Linguistics Department
  • Affiliations Merrill College, Stevenson College
  • Phone
    831-459-2346
  • Email
  • Fax
    831-459-3334
  • Website
  • Office Location 236 Stevenson College
  • Office Hours FALL 2017: on sabbatical
  • Mail Stop Stevenson Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064

Research Interests

syntax, semantics, pragmatics, Northern Paiute, Zapotec, Persian

Selected Publications

  • The imperfective semantics of durative gemination in Northern Paiute. International Journal of American Linguistics, 2017, 83(3): 561–601
  • The temporal interpretation of clause chaining in Northern Paiute. Language, 2016, 92(4): 850–889.
  • Embedding the antecedent in gapping: Low coordination and the role of parallelism. Linguistic Inquiry, 2016, 47(2): 381–390.
  • Contrast and the structure of discourse. Semantics and Pragmatics, 2014, 7(4): 1–57.