Judith Tonhauser

Judith Tonhauser

Judith Tonhauser



124 Oxley Hall
1712 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Experimental linguistics
  • Fieldmethods


  • Ph.D in Linguistics, Stanford University 2006
  • Diploma in Linguistics, University of Stuttgart, Germany 2000

Judith Tonhauser is a Professor in the Department of Linguistics who works on the semantics and pragmatics of natural languages. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from Stanford University in 2006. The empirical focus of her research is on English and Paraguayan Guaraní, a Tupí-Guaraní language spoken in Paraguay. Her research investigates a diverse range of topics, including temporal, aspectual and modal reference, information structure, presuppositions and other projective contents, and nominal reference. For more detailed information on Judith Tonhauser's research and teaching, please see her professional web page.

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