Jeffrey Lidz

University of Maryland

Jeffrey Lidz is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his PhD from the University of Delaware in 1996 with a dissertation on reflexivization and argument structure. From 1997 to 2000, he held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania, where he worked with Lila Gleitman, and the Laboratoire des Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, where he worked with Jacques Mehler. He was Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Northwestern University from 2000 to 2005, when he moved to Maryland. His research examines the acquisition and processing of syntax and semantics, especially in the domains of argument structure, binding and quantification.