Laura McPherson

Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Personal Website
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HB 6220
Department:
Linguistics
Education:
B.A. Scripps College
M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Selected Publications

McPherson, Laura and Bruce Hayes. In Press. Relating application frequency to morphological distance: the case of Tommo So vowel harmony. Phonology 33.1.

McPherson, Laura and Jeffrey Heath. 2015. Phrasal grammatical tone in the Dogon languages: the role of constraint interaction. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. DOI 10.1007/s11049-015-9309-5.

McPherson, Laura. 2013. A Grammar of Tommo So. Mouton Grammar Library 62. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Heath, Jeffrey and Laura McPherson. Tonosyntax and reference restriction in Dogon NPs. Language 89.2: 265-296.

McPherson, Laura. 2013. The structural origins of tonal overlays in Tommo So (Dogon) compounds. Journal of West African Languages 40.1.