Michael Wagner

McGill University

Michael Wagner is currently Assistant Professor of Linguistics at McGill University, where he has taught since 2008. He received an MA in Linguistics from Humboldt University in Berlin in 2000 and a PhD in Linguistics from MIT in 2005. After a brief post doc in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT he served as Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Cornell University, where he taught from 2006 to 2008. He was awarded a Canada Research Chair in 2009. His main research interest is the production and perception of prosody, and how it is used to encode and retrieve syntactic, semantic and pragmatic information