Peer-reviewed articles (first author unless otherwise noted):
Forthcoming. We are what we say: pragmatic violations inform speaker inferences. Glossa Psycholinguistics. (with Anna Papafragou). Pre-print draft
Under review. Social identity affects imprecision resolution — and in different ways for different tasks. (with Florian Schwarz). Working draft. (subject to revision; see also our SALT 32 paper for a shorter version).
Under review. (Im)precise personae: The effect of socio-indexical information on semantic interpretation. (with Florian Schwarz). Working draft. (subject to revision; see also our SALT 31 paper for related work).
2022. 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). https://doi.org/10.1093/analys/anac050 Pre-print
2022. Context, (im)precision, and social perception: A socio-pragmatic study. (with Stephanie Solt and Heather Burnett). Language in Society. Paper (open access).
2021. Just perfect, simply the best: an analysis of emphatic exclusion. Linguistics and Philosophy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10988-021-09326-x Pre-print
2020. Social meaning in semantics and pragmatics. Language and Linguistics Compass. 10.1111/lnc3.12398. Pre-print
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
2022. Social identity, precision and charity: when less precise speakers are held to stricter standards. Semantics and Linguistic Theory 32 (with Florian Schwarz). Paper
2022. From identity to interpretation: when looser speakers are treated more strictly. Proceedings of the 44th Meeting of the Cognitive Science society. (with Florian Schwarz). 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. (with Anna Papafragou) 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