Shinichiro Fukuda


Associate Professor

Japanese Linguistics

Moore Hall 421
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone:(808) 956-2063
Fax: (808) 956-9515


Educational Background

PhD in Linguistics, University of California, San Diego, 2009.

M.A. in Linguistics, University of California, San Diego, 2004;

B.A. in Linguistics, San Diego State University, 2002;

Research Areas

  • syntax
  • lexical semantics
  • syntax-lexical semantics interface phenomena and their acquisition
  • experimental syntax
  • Japanese linguistics

Selected Bibliography

Licensing of floating nominal modifiers and Unaccusativity in Japanese. With Maria Polinsky. In Naomi Danton, Daniela Kostadinovska and Robert Santana-LaBarge (eds.), Proceedings of the 31st West Coast Conference on Formal Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. 2013.

Aspectual verbs as functional heads: Evidence from Japanese aspectual verbs. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 30:4, 965-1026. 2012.

Accusative-oblique alternations in Japanese and the Unaccusativity Hypothesis. In Matthew A.Tucker, Anie Thompson, Oliver Northrup, and Ryan Bennett (eds.), Proceedings of Fifth Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics (FAJL5). 49-58. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics. 2012.


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