Linguistics. Syntactic theory. Historical syntax. Metrics. Syntactic theory. Icelandic syntax. Korean syntax.
Professor Maling teaches theoretical linguistics. Her primary research interest is the syntax of modern Icelandic, especially the relation between morphological case and grammatical functions on the one hand and thematic roles on the other.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D.
Goucher College, B.A.
Goethe Institute, Cert.
Awards and Honors
National Science Foundation Research Grants (1993)
Editor-in-Chief, Natural Language & Linguistic Theory (1987)
Fulbright Scholar Grant (1987)
Managing Editor, Studies in Natural Language & Linguistic Theory (1987)
Co-Editor, Natural Language & Linguistic Theory (1983 - 1986)
National Science Foundation Research Grants (1978)
American Council of Learned Societies Research Fellowship (1977)