Maziar Toosarvandani

TitleAssociate Professor, Associate Graduate Program Director
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentLinguistics Department
AffiliationsMerrill College,
Stevenson College
Web Site
Office236 Stevenson College
Office HoursFALL 2017: on sabbatical
Campus Mail StopStevenson Academic Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Maziar Toosarvandani

Research Interests

syntax, semantics, pragmatics, Northern Paiute, Zapotec, Persian

Selected Publications

  • The imperfective semantics of durative gemination in Northern Paiute. International Journal of American Linguistics, 2017, 83(3): 561–601

  • The temporal interpretation of clause chaining in Northern Paiute. Language, 2016, 92(4): 850–889.

  • Embedding the antecedent in gapping: Low coordination and the role of parallelism. Linguistic Inquiry, 2016, 47(2): 381–390.

  • Contrast and the structure of discourse. Semantics and Pragmatics, 2014, 7(4): 1–57.