Matthew Baerman

Dr Matthew Baerman


Senior Research Fellow (SMG)
B.A. (Yale), M.Arch. (Harvard), Ph.D. (Berkeley)
+44 (0)1483 682749
43 AC 05

Biography

Supervision

Postgraduate research supervision

My publications

Publications

Baerman, M. (1999). The Evolution of Fixed Stress in Slavic
Baerman, M. (2016). Seri verb classes: Morphosyntactic motivation and morphological autonomy. Language, 92 (4). 792–823.
Baerman, M. (2014). Covert systematicity in a distributionally complex system. Journal of Linguistics, 50 (1). 1-47
Baerman, M. (2014). Suppletive kin term paradigms in the languages of New Guinea. Linguistic Typology, 18 (3). 413-48.
Baerman, M. (2012). Paradigmatic chaos in Nuer. Language, 88(3). 467-494.
Baerman, M. and G.G. Corbett (2012). Stem alternations and multiple exponence. Word Structure, 5 (1). 52-68.
Baerman, M. (2011). Defectiveness and homophony avoidance. Journal of Linguistics, 47 (1). 1-29.
Krasovitsky, A, M. Baerman, D. Brown and G.G. Corbett (2011). Changing semantic factors in case selection: Russian evidence from the last two centuries. Morphology, 21 (3). 573-592.
Krasovitsky, A, A. Long, M. Baerman, D. Brown and G.G. Corbett (2008). Predicate nouns in Russian. Russian Linguistics, 32 (2). 99-113.
Baerman, M. (2008). Historical observations on defectiveness: the first singular non-past. Russian Linguistics, 32 (1). 81-97.
Baerman, M. and G.G. Corbett (2007). Linguistic typology: Morphology. Linguistic Typology, 11 (1). 115-117.
Baerman, M. (2007). Morphological reversals. Journal of Linguistics, 43 (1). 33-61.
Baerman, M. and G.G. Corbett (2006). Prolegomena to a typology of morphological features. Morphology, 16 (2). 231-246.
Baerman, M. (2007). Syncretism. Language and Linguistics Compass 1(5). 539–551
Baerman, M. (2004). Directionality and (un)natural classes in syncretism. Language, 80 (4). 807-827.
Baerman, M. (2001). Unnatural classes in morphological change. Russian Linguistics, 25 (2). 281-284.
Rudin, C., C. Kramer, L. Billings, and M. Baerman (1999). Macedonian and Bulgarian li questions: Beyond syntax. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 17 (3). 541-586.
Baerman, M. (1998). The evolution of prosodic constraints in Macedonian. Lingua, 104 (1-2). 57-78.
Baerman, M., D. Brown, and G.G. Corbett (2017). Morphological Complexity. Cambridge University Press.
Baerman, M. (2015). The Oxford Handbook of Inflection. Oxford University Press.
Baerman, M., D. Brown, and G.G. Corbett (2015). Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity. Oxford University Press.
Baerman, M., G.G. Corbett and D. Brown (2010). Defective Paradigms: missing forms and what they tell us. Oxford University Press.
Baerman, M., G.G. Corbett, D. Brown and A. Hippisley (2007). Deponency and Morphological Mismatches. Oxford University Press.
Baerman, M., D. Brown, and G.G. Corbett (2005). The Syntax-Morphology Interface: a Study of Syncretism. Cambridge University Press.
Baerman, M. and E. Palancar (2014). The organization of Chinantec tone paradigms In: Proccedings of the Décembrettes. 8th International conference on morphology. December 6-7, 2012. Carnets de grammaire. 46-59.
Baerman, M. (2013). Inflection class interactions In: Morphology in Toulouse: Selected proceedings of Décembrettes 8. Lincom. 11–34.
Baerman, M. (2009). The diachrony of defectiveness. Chicago Linguistic Society 43(2). 251–65.
Baerman, M., D. Brown, and G.G. Corbett (2002). Case syncretism in and out of Indo-European. Chicago Linguistic Society 37: The Main Session. 15–28.
Corbett, G.G., M. Baerman and D. Brown (2002). Domains of syncretism: a demonstration of the autonomy of morphology. Chicago Linguistic Society 37: The Panels. 385–98.
Baerman, M. (2005). Typology and the formal modelling of syncretism. Yearbook of Morphology 2004. 41–72.
Baerman, M. (2015). Paradigmatic deviations. In Baerman (2015), 141–59.
Baerman, M. (2014). Historical development of Slavic inflectional accent In: The Slavic Languages (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 32.2), 1590-1596. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Baerman, M. (2014). Inflectional class interactions in Oto-Manguean. In: Patterns in Mesoamerican Morphology, ed. by A. Kihm & J.-L. Léonard, 15–25. Paris: Michel Houdiard.
Baerman, M. and G.G. Corbett (2013). Person by other means. In Languages across boundaries: studies in memory of Anna Siewierska, ed. by D. Bakker & M. Haspelmath, 13–26. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Baerman, M. and G.G. Corbett (2010). Defectiveness: typology and diachrony. In Baerman, Brown & Corbett (2010), 1–18.
Baerman, M. (2009). Case syncretism. In: The Oxford Handbook of Case, ed. by A. Spencer & A. Malchukov, 2019–30. Oxford University Press.
Krasovitsky, A, M. Baerman, D. Brown, G.G. Corbett and P. Williams (2010). Morphosyntactic Change in Russian: A Corpus-based Approach In: Diachronic Slavic syntax: Gradual changes in focus, 109-119. Verlag Otto Sagner, München-Berlin-Wien.
Baerman, M. (2007). Morphological typology of deponency. In: Baerman, Corbett, Brown and Hippisley, 1–19.
Baerman, M. and D. Brown (2005). Case Syncretism. In: World Atlas of Language Structures, ed. by M. Haspelmath, M. Dryer, D. Gil & B. Comrie, 118–21. Oxford University Press.
Baerman, M. and D. Brown (2005). Syncretism in Verbal Person/Number Marking. In: World Atlas of Language Structures, ed. by M. Haspelmath, M. Dryer, D. Gil & B. Comrie, 118–21. Oxford University Press.
Baerman, M. (2005). Syncretism. In: Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (second edition), ed. by K. Brown. Oxford: Elsevier.
Baerman, M. (2004). Post-stressing complementizers in Erkeč (Kozičino). In: Revitalizing Bulgarian Dialectology, ed. by R. Alexander and V. Zhobov. Berkeley: University of California International Press Digital Publications.
Baerman, M. (2001). The prosodic properties of ne in Bulgarian In: Current issues in formal Slavic linguistics, ed. by G. Zybatow, U. Junghanns, G. Mehlhorn and L. Szucsich, 59-68. Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main.