Ian Roberts#


Ian Roberts
Email:igr20 'at' cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:2584
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:LINGUISTIC STUDIES
Username:iroberts
Homepage: http://www.ling.cam.ac.uk/people/roberts






Present and Previous Positions
  • 2000 Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge
  • 2000 Professorial Fellow, Downing College, Cambridge
  • 1996-2000 Professor and Head of English Linguistics, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1991-1996 Professor and Head of Linguistics, University of Wales, Bangor
  • 1986-1991 Maître assistant, département de linguistique générale, Université de Genève
  • 1985-1986 Assistant de linguistique anglaise, département de langue et littérature anglaises, Université de Genève
  • 1985 Ph.D., Dept. of Linguistics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Generative syntax
  • Comparative syntax
  • Historical/diachronic syntax
  • Romance languages
  • Germanic languages
  • Celtic languages
  • English

Honours and Awards
  • Prix Latsis de l'Université de Genève (SFr 25,000; 1989)
  • Ordinary Fellow of the British Academy.(2007)
  • Member of the Academia Europaea (2008)


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