C.-T. James Huang#

Email:ctjhuang 'at' fas.harvard.edu
Membership Number:5170
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:LINGUISTIC STUDIES
Username:chuang
Elected:2019
Homepage: https://scholar.harvard.edu/ctjhuang


Present and Previous Positions
  • Regular positions:
    • 2001-present Harvard University. Professor of Linguistics (2001 - present), Director of Graduate Studies (2002 - present), Acting Chair (2006)
    • 1989 - 2002 University of California, Irvine. Professor of Linguistics (1989-2002), Department Chair (1994 - 1999, 2000 - 2001), Chancellor’s Professor (2000 - 2002)
    • 1985 - 1991 Cornell University. Assistant Professor of Linguistics (1985 - 1988), Associate Professor (1988 - 1991)
    • 1983 - 1985 National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Associate Professor of Linguistics
    • 1982 - 1983 University of Hawai’i, Honolulu Assistant Professor of Chinese
  • Visiting and fellowship positions:
    • 2017 (August-December): Visiting Professor of Linguistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    • 2014 (January-August): National Science Council Distinguished Visiting Chair, at Academia Sinica, Taipei
    • 2013 (June-December): Visiting Professor of Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    • 1997 - 1998 (one year): Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California
    • 1988 - 1989 (one year): Fellow, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, NY

Fields of Scholarship
  • Linguistic theory
  • Generative syntax
  • Syntax-semantics interface
  • Comparative and parametric theory
  • Chinese and East Asian linguistics

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Elected as Academician, Academia Sinica
  • 2015 Elected as Fellow of the Linguistic Society of America
  • 2014 Life-time Achievement Award, Linguistic Society of Taiwan
  • 2014 National Science Council Distinguished Visiting Chair, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • 2011 Lu-Xun Humanities Distinguished Lecture, Peking University
  • 2008 - 2011 Tsing Hua Distinguished Chair, National Tsinghua University
  • 2008 - 2011 Changjiang Scholar Chair, Beijing Language and Culture University
  • 2000 - 2001 President, International Association of Chinese Linguistics
  • 1997 - 1998 Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Palo Alto, Stanford, CA)
  • 1988 - 1989 Gugghenheim Fellow, John Guggenheim Foundation

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