Dr. Thomas McFadden

Senior Researcher
Schützenstraße 18
10117 Berlin
Room: 429
Phone: +49 30 20192 408

Dr. Thomas McFadden is a senior researcher in the Research Area 3 'Syntax & Lexicon'. He is also Principal Investigator of the DFG project B01 Register and the development of periphrasis in the history of English within the framework of the CRC 1412 Register: Language-Users’ Knowledge of Situational-Functional Variation  and coordinates the ZAS Database of clause-embedding predicates.

McFadden's current research topics include: finiteness and the behavior of subjects in embedded clauses; periphrasis and aspect in the history of English; allocutive agreement in Tamil; case structures and case theories; an alternative phase theory: putting things together instead of taking them apart.

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