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Chien-Jer Charles Lin « Faculty

Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Charles Lin is assistant professor of Chinese linguistics at the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and adjunct assistant professor at the Department of Linguistics and the Cognitive Science Program. He directs the Language and Cognition Lab at IU, where research on the interface between grammar and cognition is conducted. His research interests include the processing of head-final relative clauses both within and out of contexts, possessive relations in terms of alienability at the syntax/semantics interface, processing issues in syntactic theorization, mass/count distinctions in a classifier language, the representation and processing of lexical ambiguity, and the perception and acquisition of Chinese vowels and tones.