Prof. Yehuda N. Falk

Yehuda  N. Falk

Born in New-York, 1958. Member of the Israeli Association for Theoretical Linguistics' and in the International Lexical-Functional Grammar Association. Professor of Linguistics at the English department since 1984, and then from 2008 at the Linguistics Department, Generative Track. Passed away in 2012.

Primary area of research interest is theoretical generative syntax with a typological orientation, in the theoretical framework of Lexical-Functional Grammar;  The nature of the basic elements of syntactic representation -- constituent structure and grammatical functions -- and the relation between them. Subjecthood, development of LFG analyses for various constructions in both English and Hebrew (auxiliaries, mixed categories, infinitives, etc.).