CG-DS MorphoSyntax
Marie Curie Reintegration Grant

The Research Team of the CGDS MorphoSyntax project includes the project coordinator, Dr. Kleanthes K. Grohmann from the University of Cyprus, and the Marie Cure Fellow, Dr. Christiana Christodoulou, post-doctoral researcher at the University of Cyprus.

Dr. Kleanthes K. Grohmann, Associate Professor of Biolinguistics in the Department of English Studies at the University of Cyprus, is the project Coordinator (CO). He currently serves as Vice-Dean of the School of Humanities. Dr Grohmann is editor of the journal Biolinguistics and co-editor of the John Benjamins book series Language Faculty and Beyond. He is the author of Prolific Domains, co-author of the textbook Understanding Minimalism, and (co-)editor of over a dozen volumes. He has published widely on comparative syntax and syntactic theory and, more recently, language acquisition, with a focus on (a)typical language development, multiingualism, and (Cypriot) Greek. A full CV can be obtained here for download.

Dr. Christiana Christodoulou, Marie Curie Fellow, is currently a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of English Studies at the University of Cyprus and post-doctoral research affiliate in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Department of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the principal researcher for the CGDS MorphoSyntax Project. Dr. Christodoulou holds a BA in English Language and Literature from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an MA in Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics from the University of Essex, and a PhD in Linguistics from the University of British Columbia. She has won numerous grants and awards throughout the duration of her studies, including a full PhD scholarship by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program) and an Award of Academic Excellence by the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA, District #26). Dr. Christodoulou has published on language acquisition and development in typical and atypical populations, language acquisition and development of Down Syndrome, theoretical syntax, and phonetics and phonology of (Cypriot) Greek. She has been teaching courses related to her field of expertise at the University of Cyprus since January 2013.
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The international collaborators for this project are: Prof. Kenneth Wexler (Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Department of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Prof. Martina Wiltschko (Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia).

Research Assistants
Christina Yiannapi (Senior RA) - since February 2013
Erato Michael - since January 2014
Maria Zymara - since September 2014
George Papageorgiou - September–November 2013

Aphrodite Constantinides - since March 2014
Antigoni Charalambous - since September 2014

Andriani Panagriti - since September 2014

For any project-related questions, please contact the principal researcher, Dr. Christiana Christodoulou.