Luis Alonso-Ovalle

Academic title(s): 

Professor, Department of Linguistics

Luis Alonso-Ovalle
Contact Information

1085 Dr. Penfield, Room #314
Montréal, QC

Email address: 
luis.alonso-ovalle [at]

PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Areas of expertise: 

Semantics, Pragmatics, Spanish.

Selected publications: 

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis & Aron Hirsch. 2022. Keep Only Strong, Semantics and Pragmatics, 15(6).

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis & Justin Royer. 2021. Random Choice from Likelihood: The Case of Chuj (Mayan), Journal of Semantics, 38(4), 483-529.

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis &  Henrison Hsieh. 2021. Causes and Expectations: On the Interpretation of the Tagalog Ability / Involuntary Action form, Journal of Semantics, 38(3), 441-472. 

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis & Paula Menéndez-Benito. 2018. Projecting Possibilities in the Nominal Domain. Spanish Uno Cualquiera, Journal of Semantics, 35:1, 1-41.

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis & Paula Menéndez-Benito. 2011. Domain Restrictions, Modal Implicatures, and Plurality: Spanish Algunos. Journal of Semantics, 28 (2): 211-240.

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis & Paula Menéndez-Benito. 2010. Modal Indefinites. Natural Language Semantics 18 (1): 1-31.

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis. 2009. Counterfactuals, Correlatives and Disjunction. Linguistics and Philosophy 32 (2): 207-244.

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis. 2008. Innocent Exclusion in an Alternative Semantics. Natural Language Semantics 16 (2): 115-128.

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