Lisa Travis

Academic title(s): 

Emeritus Professor, Department of Linguistics

Lisa Travis
Contact Information

3460 McTavish, Room 202
Montréal, QC

Email address: 
lisa.travis [at]

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Areas of expertise: 

Syntax, Morphology, Language Variation and Change, Austronesian (Malagasy & Tagalog). 

Selected publications: 

Travis, Lisa.  In press. Cross-linguistic view of inner aspect. In Robert Truswell, ed., Handbook of Event Structure, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Piggott, Glyne & Lisa Travis. 2017.  Wordhood and word internal domains.  In Heather Newell, Máire Noonan, Glyne Piggott & Lisa Travis, eds., The Structure of Words at the Interfaces, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kilbourn-Ceron, Oriana, Newell, Heather, Noonan, Máire, & Lisa Travis. 2016.  Phase domains at PF: Root Suppletion and its Implications.  In Heidi Harley & Daniel Siddiqi eds., Morphological Metatheory, Amsterdam: John Benjamins: 121-162.

Piggott, Glyne & Lisa Travis.  2013.  Adjuncts within words and complex heads. In Raffaella Folli, Christina Sevdali & Robert Truswell, eds., Syntax and its Limits, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Travis, Lisa. 2010. Inner Aspect: the articulation of VP. Dordrecht: Springer.

The Nature of Parameters: Representing Language Universals and Language Variation; SSHRC Insight Grant; Lisa Travis (PI), Richard Compton, Jessica Coon, Henry Davis, Ileana Paul; 2016–2021

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