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Overview

  • Rochelle Lieber is a theoretical linguist specializing in morphology, the mental lexicon, and the structure of English. She has taught in the English Department of the University of New Hampshire since 1981, serving as Chair from 1997-2003 and as Coordinator of Linguistics from 2006-present. She has been the recipient of a UNH Teaching Excellence Award (1990), the Lindberg Award for the outstanding scholar/teacher in the College of Liberal Arts (2013), and the Linguistic Society of America's Bloomfield Award for best book in Linguistics (2014) for the Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology (co-authored with L. Bauer and I. Plag). She is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Morphology.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2018 Aspect and modality in the interpretation of deverbal -er nominals in EnglishMorphology.  28:187-217. 2018
    2015 The semantics of transpositionMorphology.  25:353-369. 2015
    2006 The Lexical Integrity Hypothesis in a New Theoretical UniverseLingue e Linguaggio.  5:7-32. 2006
    2004 Many morphologies.Journal of Linguistics.  40:160-164. 2004
    2004 On the paradigmatic nature of affixal semantics in English and DutchLinguistics.  42:327-357. 2004
    1997 A semantic principle of auxiliary selection in DutchNatural Language and Linguistic Theory.  15:789-845. 1997
    1997 Case marking and reanalysis: Grammatical relations from Old to Early Modern English - Allen,CLLanguage.  73:619-621. 1997
    1997 The morphological complexity of simplex nounsLinguistics.  35. 1997
    1997 The morphological complexity of simplex nounsLinguistics.  35:861-877. 1997
    1996 Combinatorial morphology - Stonham,JTLanguage.  72:130-132. 1996
    1996 Word frequency distributions and lexical semanticsComputers and the Humanities Language Resources and Evaluation.  30:281-291. 1996
    1995 Grammaticalization - Hopper,PJ, Traugott,ECCanadian Journal of Linguistics.  40:362-364. 1995
    1994 MORPHOLOGY BY ITSELF, STEMS AND INFLECTIONAL CLASSES - ARONOFF,MJournal of Linguistics.  30:547-551. 1994
    1992 Compounding in EnglishItalian Journal of Linguistics.  4:79-96. 1992
    1991 PRODUCTIVITY AND ENGLISH DERIVATION - A CORPUS-BASED STUDYLinguistics.  29:801-843. 1991
    1990 MORPHOLOGY AND MODULARITY - IN HONOR OF SCHULTINK,HENK - EVERAERT,M, EVERS,A, HUYBREGTS,R, TROMMELEN,MLanguage.  66:367-372. 1990
    1987 GENERATIVE MORPHOLOGY - SCALISE,SCanadian Journal of Linguistics.  32:398-405. 1987
    1987 ON THE PARADIGMATIC DIMENSION OF MORPHOLOGICAL CREATIVITY - VANMARLE,JCanadian Journal of Linguistics.  32:405-412. 1987
    1983 ARGUMENT LINKING AND COMPOUNDS IN ENGLISHLinguistic Inquiry.  14:251-285. 1983
    1983 GERMAN PHONOLOGY AND MORPHOLOGY + FEATURES AND MARKEDNESS - GERMAN - KLOEKE,WVLStudies in Language.  7:320-328. 1983
    1982 ALLOMORPHYLinguistic Analysis.  10:27-52. 1982
    1979 ENGLISH PASSIVE - ARGUMENT FOR HISTORICAL RULE STABILITYLinguistic Inquiry.  10:667-688. 1979
    1979 MIDDLE-ENGLISH LENGTHENING IN OPEN SYLLABLESLinguistic Analysis.  5:1-27. 1979
    Aspectual and quantificational properties of deverbal conversion and -ing nominalization: the power of contextEnglish Language and Linguistics

    Book

    Year Title
    2016 English Nouns, The Ecology of Nominalization 2016
    2004 Morphology and Lexical Semantics 2004

    Chapter

    Year Title
    2016 On the interplay of facts and theory.  513-536. 2016
    2011 Semantics of Derivational Morphology.  2098-2119. 2011
    2010 On the lexical semantics of compounds Non-affixal (de) verbal compounds.  127-144. 2010
    2010 Towards an OT Morphosemantics: The Case of -hood, -dom, and -ship.  61-79. 2010
    2005 English Word-Formation Processes.  375-427. 2005
    1993 ON THE SIMULTANEITY OF MORPHOLOGICAL AND PROSODIC STRUCTURE.  23-44. 1993
    1984 Consonant Gradation in Fula: An Autosegmental Approach.  329-345. 1984
    1984 Grammatical Rules and Sublexical Elements.  187-199. 1984
    1983 New Developments in Autosegmental Morphology: Consonant Mutation.  165-175. 1983
    1982 A Note on the History of the English Auxiliary.  81-99. 1982
    1981 Morphological Conversion within a Restrictive Theory of the Lexicon.  161-200. 1981

    Conference Proceeding

    Year Title
    1998 The suffix -ize in English: Implications for morphologyMORPHOLOGY AND ITS RELATION TO PHONOLOGY AND SYNTAX. 12-33. 1998

    Teaching Activities

  • Syntax Taught course 2019
  • Intermediate Linguistic Analys Taught course 2018
  • Special Topics in Linguistics Taught course 2018
  • Languages of the World Taught course 2018
  • History of English Language Taught course 2017
  • Intermediate Linguistic Analys Taught course 2017
  • Languages of the World Taught course 2017
  • Senior Honors Taught course 2017
  • Intermediate Linguistic Analys Taught course 2016
  • Special Topics in Linguistics Taught course 2016
  • Languages of the World Taught course 2016
  • Syntax and Semantic Theory Taught course 2016
  • History of English Language Taught course 2015
  • Intermediate Linguistic Analys Taught course 2015
  • Senior Honors Taught course 2015
  • Intermediate Linguistic Analys Taught course 2014
  • Senior Honors Taught course 2014
  • Spec Top/Morphology Taught course 2014
  • Languages of the World Taught course 2014
  • Senior Honors Taught course 2014
  • Syntax and Semantic Theory Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Rochelle Lieber