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I'm Eleni Staraki,

a Semanticist.

tense and aspect

I received my PhD from the University of Chicago in June 2013. The topic of my dissertation (titled "Greek Modality") was the syntax and semantics of Greek modal auxiliary verbs. My adviser was Anastasia Giannakidou.


Most of my research falls under the broader rubric of formal semantics, syntax and pragmatics. My focus is on the interaction and interpretation of tense and modality. Add to this my strong interest in gradience and how this is conveyed in natural language.



 modality and mood
gradience in language
For a detailed presentation of my research refer to the Resume

Eleni Staraki personal website

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