Michael Franjieh

Dr Michael Franjieh

Research Fellow at the Surrey Morphology Group; Sustainability Fellow at the Institute for Sustainability
BA (Hons), MA, PhD (SOAS, University of London)


Areas of specialism

Nominal Categorisation; Morphology; Grammaticalisation; Oceanic languages; Vanuatu languages

My qualifications

PhD: Field Linguistics
SOAS, University of London
MA: Language Documentation and Description
SOAS, University of London
BA (Hons): German, Linguistics and Computer Science
Queen Mary University of London

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Research interests

Research projects


Hanel PHP, Roy D, Taylor S, Franjieh M, Heffer C, Tanesini A, Maio GR (2023) Using self-affirmation to increase intellectual humility in debate. Royal Society Open Science. 10: 220958.
Franjieh, M., Grandison, A., Dotte, A-L., and Corbett, G. G. (2022) Implementing Free-listing: Possessive classifiers in Oceanic. Semantic Fieldwork Methods 4(2).
von Prince, K and Krajinović, A and Krifka, M and Guérin, V and Franjieh, M (2018) Mapping irreality: Storyboards for eliciting TAM contexts. In Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence.