Faculty

Core Faculty

James Pustejovsky
James Pustejovsky
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
TJX Feldberg Professor of Computer Science
781-736-2709 Volen 258

Expertise: Theoretical and computational linguistics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, corpus linguistics and annotation, lexical semantics, temporal and spatial reasoning. Website

Lotus Goldberg
Lotus Goldberg
PhD, McGill University
Associate Professor, Language and Linguistics; Computational Linguistics Advising Chair
781-736-3265 Volen 252

Expertise: Theoretical syntax and the syntax-semantics interface, ellipsis and null anaphora, morphosyntax, structure of Modern Hebrew and other Semitic languages, corpus linguistics. Website

Sophia Malamud
Sophia Malamud
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor, Language and Linguistics
781-736-2225 Volen 215

Expertise: Formal semantics and pragmatics, corpus linguistics, speech acts, game and decision theory, reference and information structure, modality, impersonals and passives, heritage language acquisition. Website

Marie Meteer
Marie Meteer
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Associate Professor of the Practice of Computer Science and Industry Liaison
781-736-2712 Volen 139

Expertise: Computational linguistics, natural language processing, speech recognition. Website

Keith Plaster
Keith Plaster
JD, Georgetown University; MA, Harvard University; PhD Candidate, Harvard University
Lecturer, Language and Linguistics
781-736-2726 Volen 124

Expertise: Phonological theory, historical linguistics, morphology, heritage linguistics. Website

Nianwen Bert Xue
Nianwen Bert Xue
PhD, University of Delaware
Associate Professor, Computer Science
781-736-2728 Volen 253

Expertise: Computational linguistics, Chinese language processing, Semantic role labeling, machine translation and linguistic annotation, including Chinese Treebank, Chinese Proposition Bank, OntoNotes. Website

Additional Faculty

Peter Anick
Peter Anick
PhD, Brandeis University
Lecturer
781-736-2726 Volen 256

Expertise: Information retrieval, information extraction, natural language processing, medical informatics

Marc Verhagen
Marc Verhagen
PhD, Brandeis University
Senior Research Scientist
781-736-2745 Volen 216

Expertise: Computational linguistics, corpus annotation and machine learning, temporal relation identification. Website

Ben Wellner
Ben Wellner
PhD, Brandeis University
Lecturer
781-736-2726 Volen 139

Expertise: Machine learning, computational linguistics, statistical natural language processing. Website