Research Students

Dikla  Abarbanel

Dikla Abarbanel

dikla.abarbanel@mail.huji.ac.il

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Dikla Abarbanel is a graduate student in the department of linguistics. Main interests are the syntax–semantics interface in Modern Hebrew. Her Thesis paper, under the supervision of Dr. Nora Boneh, deals with the aspectual role and other functions of two common verbs of motion in coordinated and subordinated verb phrases. Received a scholarship from the HU University in 2015. 

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O. Mayraz

Omri Amiraz

omri.mayraz@mail.huji.ac.il

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Omri Mayraz is an MA student of linguistics in the joint direct PhD program of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University and a memeber of the "Historical Linguistics and Formal Semantics" research group at Scholion Center. He studies phenomena at the syntax-semantics interface from a typological and diachornic perspective. A HUJI-TAU and Scholion scholar.

 

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Hanan Amouyal

Hanan Amouyal

hanan.amouyal@mail.huji.ac.il
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B.A. in Romance languages, currently a M.A. student at the department of Linguistics and about to finish his first M.A. in Spanish Literature (Mandel M.A. honors program). Interested in Romance Languages especially Ibero-Romance varieties, Historical Linguistics, Morphophonology, Morphopragmatics, Dialectology and Sociolinguistics. 

 
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Bar Avineri

Bar Avineri

bar.avineri@mail.huji.ac.il

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Bar Avineri is a PhD student in Linguistics, under the supervision of Dr. Nora Boneh and Dr. Olga Kagan.

She focuses on mood and modality phenomena in Modern Hebrew, paying attention to issues around language change and language contact. She is a member of the EMODHEBREW project, studying the emergence of Modern Hebrew syntax.

Her MA thesis, supervised by Prof. Edit Doron and Dr. Aynat Rubinstein, deals with morphosyntactic and semantic regularities of sensory perception verbs in Modern Hebrew.

 

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meira ben dov

Meira Ben Dov

meira.bendov@mail.huji.ac.il‏
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Meira Ben Dov is a graduate student in functional linguistics, with focus on discourse and pragmatics and their interface with psychology and sociology.
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Evgenia Brodetsky

Evgenia Brodetsky

zhenyascorpion@gmail.com
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B.A. in linguistics and history, currently an M.A. student in the linguistics department. The main areas of interest include Germanic, Slavic and Roman languages, as well as typology, morphology and semantics.
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Rammie  Cahlon

Rammie Cahlon

rammie.cahlon@mail.huji.ac.il

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Rammie Cahlon is a PhD candidate enrolled in a joint program with Leiden University (Supervised by Prof. W.F.H Adelaar and Dr. Eitan Grossman). His research focuses on linguistic diversity and language chang and his doctorate research, titled "linguistic diversity: a Quechuan case-study", deals with the role of variance in the stabilization process of unstable features. His research interests include areal typology, language typology, language change pathways, transitivity and argument structure, Creoles, Andean and Scandinavian languages. Rammie Cahlon is a fellow at the Mandel School PhD honors program.

 

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Nofar Cohen

nofikc@gmail.com

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Nofar Cohen is a graduate student in the linguistics department. Her interests include syntax-semantics interface, psycholinguistics and experimental linguistics. She is currently working as lab manager for the HUJI Experimental Syntax and Semantics Lab, under the supervision of Dr. Luka Crnič.

 

 

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Amir Efrati

Amir Efrati

amir.efrati@mail.huji.ac.il

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Amir Efrati is a M.A student in the functional linguistics department and in the LLCC. Has a B.A. in functional linguistics and in the cognitive sciences.

He is a lab assistant in the Language Learning and Processing Lab under Prof. Inbal Arnon. His areas of interest include language acquisition, discourse analysis and psycholinguistics.

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Elad  Eisen

Elad Eisen

Elad.eisen@mail.huji.ac.il

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Elad Eisen is a graduate student in an individual program under the supervision of Dr. Eitan Grossman, writing his thesis on typology of borrowed sounds. Main areas of interest include Semitic languages in general and dialects of Neo-Aramaic in particular, as well as typology, historical linguistics and applications of corpus linguistics. Awards and prizes: the Mandel Institute for Jewish Studies excellence prize (2016-2017), Rector's List for academic achievements (2016), Rector's Award for academic achievements (2014) and an excellence prize awarded by the Department of Hebrew Language (2014).

 

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Yael Gaulan

Yael Gaulan

yael.gaulan@gmail.com

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Yael Gaulan is a PhD candidate in the Linguistics Department. Under the supervision of Dr. Michal Marmorstein and Prof. Zohar Kampf from the Department of Communication and Journalism she studies the concept of shame and the emotions linked to it in personal and public discourse. She also works in the field of Hebrew language pedagogy in various political contexts. 

Her M.A. thesis, under Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal's supervision, dealt with semantic and syntactic phenomena regarding causative psych-verbs in Hebrew. 

Awards and prizes include the Mandel Institute for Jewish Studies excellence prize (2012, 2014) and the Kutscher prize for excellent academic achievements, the Department of Hebrew Language (2013).

 

 

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noa goldblatt

Noa Goldblatt‏

noa.goldblatt@mail.huji.ac.il‏
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I am a graduate student in the Functional Linguistics department, co-supervised by Dr. Eitan Grossman and Prof. Hans Boas from the University of Austin, TX. I am  focusing on Typology of German speech islands - a group of languages spoken outside the German sphere, which exist in constant and influential contact with their surrounding languages. 
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Dana  Grob

Dana Grob

dana.grob1@mail.huji.ac.il
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Dana is currently pursuing her M.A. in Linguistics and is a participant in the Language Logic and Cognition Center (LLCC). She holds a B.A in English Literature from Binghamton University where she minored in Linguistics. Interests include semantics and pragmatics and how they intersect with philosophy and psychology. She is particularly interested in applying computational methods to her research. 
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Maya  Inbar

Maya Inbar

maya.inbar1@mail.huji.ac.il

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Maya Inbar is a graduate student in the joint HUJI-TAU program in

Linguistics. She wrote her MA thesis "The Temporal Structure of

Intonation Units" under the supervision of Dr. Eitan Grossman and Dr.

Ayelet Landau (Departments of Psychology and Cognitive Science). Maya

is currently studying the cognitive neuroscience of interpersonal

communication with Eitan and Ayelet, and brings to the study of brain

electrophysiology usage-based approaches to language.

Awarded the M.A. excellence prize of the Jack, Joseph and Morton

Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (2016), and since

2018 is a fellow in the PhD Honors Program at the Jack, Joseph and

Morton Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities.

 

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Einat  Keren

Einat Keren

Kere.einat@mail.huji.ac.il

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Einat Keren is a PhD student in the department of Generative Linguistics, under the supervision of Dr. Ivy Sichel. She is interested in negativity-sensitive quantifiers (N-Words and NPIs), presuppositions and implicatures, and also Creole languages and their connection to the revival process of Hebrew. She is a member of “The emergence of Modern Hebrew” research group at the Mandel Scholion Center, 2013-2016. Her Masters' Thesis won an excellence prize.

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Anna Kostina

Anna Kostina

ana.kostin@mail.huji.ac.il
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Anna Kostina is a PhD student in the Linguistics Department. Her current research, supervised by Prof. Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal, focuses on the main features of register usage in the speech of ‘second generation’ in Israel, i.e. those people who were born or grew up in Israel, from bilingual (Russian-Hebrew/English-Hebrew) families. Her areas of interest include sociolinguistics, language acquisition and pragmatics. A Klausner Foundation scholar in 2017-2018.
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Anat Malul

Anat Malul

anat.malul1@mail.huji.ac.il

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Anat Malul is an M.A student in the generative linguistics department and a participant in the Huji-Tau program, a collaboration between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv University. Anat is interested in Romance languages, in particular Judeo-Español, as well as in language acquisition. She won the National Authority of Ladino prize in 2015.

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