Peer-reviewed articles (first author unless otherwise noted):
Accepted (pending minor revisions). Context, (im)precision, and social perception: A socio-pragmatic study. (with Stephanie Solt and Heather Burnett). Language in Society. Pre-publication draft.
In revision. Imprecision and speaker identity: How persona-level information affects meaning resolution. (with Florian Schwarz). Language, Working draft (subject to revision; please cite our SALT paper instead).
In revision. A Plea for Integrated Empirical and Philosophical Research on the Impacts of Feminized AI Workers. Analysis. (3rd author, with Hanna Read, Javier Gomez-Lavin and Lisa Miracchi). Draft available upon request.
Under review. We are what we say: pragmatic violations inform speaker inferences. Glossa Psycholinguistics. (with Anna Papafragou). Draft available upon request. (see also this condensed version)
2020. Alternative questions: Distinguishing between negated and complementary disjuncts. Semantics and Pragmatics 13(5) (with Erlinde Meertens and Maribel Romero). Paper
2019. Conveying emphasis for intensity: Lexical and syntactic strategies. Language and Linguistics Compass. 13(7), 1–13. (with Andreas Trotzke). Paper
2019. Marking imprecision, expressing surprise. Like between hedging and mirativity. Journal of Linguistics. 55(1), 1–34. (with Emily Hanink). Paper
2018. Pragmatic precision and speaker qualities. Exploring social meaning across domains. Linguistics Vanguard. Paper
2018. Totally between discourse and subjectivity. Exploring the pragmatic side of intensification. Journal of Semantics. 35(2), 219–261. Paper
2017. Totally young sounds totally younger: intensification at the socio-semantics interface. Journal of Sociolinguistics.21(2) 154–182 (with Laura Staum Casasanto). Paper
2016. Unacceptable but comprehensible: the facilitation effects of resumptive pronouns. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 1(1), 29. (with Ming Xiang). Paper
2015. Intensification without degrees cross-linguistically. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 33(3). 843–879 (with Ryan Bochnak). Paper
Chapters in edited volumes:
2021. The social meaning of semantic properties. In Hall-Lew, Podesva & Moore, eds. Social Meaning in Linguistic Variation: Theorizing the Third Wave. (with Laura Staum Casasanto). Pre-print.
2019. Evidentials and Questions. Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 12. (2nd author, with Regine Eckardt). Paper
2018. Intensification, gradability and social perception. “The semantics of gradability, vagueness, and scale structure: Experimental perspectives”, Springer series, edited by Castroviejo, McNally and Sassoon. Paper
2021. Imprecision, personae and pragmatic reasoning. Semantics and Linguistic Theory 31. (with Florian Schwarz). Paper
2021. We are what we say: pragmatic violations have social costs. Proceedings of the 43rd Meeting of the Cognitive Science society. Paper.
2019. Default Agreement with subjective assertions. Semantics and Linguistic Theory 29. (with Deniz Rudin). Paper
2018. Emphatic just and simply: the semantics and pragmatics of metalinguistic exclusives. Semantics and Linguistic Theory 28. Paper
2018. Decomposing cornering effects in alternative questions: An Experimental Investigation. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 22. (with Erlinde Meertens and Maribel Romero). Paper
2018. Subjective assertions are weak: an Experimental Study on Perspective-Dependent meaning. To appear in Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 22. Paper
2018. Alternative Questions, Markedness and Illocutionary Properties: an Experimental Study. Proceedings of CLS 53 (with Erlinde Meertens and Maribel Romero). Paper
2016. Exploring metalinguistic intensification. The case of Extreme Degree Modifiers. Proceedings of NELS 46. Paper
2015. From Totally Dark to Totally Old. The Formal Semantics of Subjectification. Sinn und Bedeutung 19 Draft
2015. Great pizzas, ghost negations: The emergence and persistence of mixed expressives. Sinn und Bedeutung 19 (with Jackson Lee). Paper
2014. Scalar meaning in diachrony: The suffix -issimo from Latin to Italian. NELS 44 Paper
2013. Is excellent better than good? Adjective scales and scalar implicatures. Sinn und Bedeutung 17 (with Ming Xiang) Paper