Ian Roberts

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
University of Cambridge
E-mail: igr20@cam.ac.uk
Page: http://www.ling.cam.ac.uk/people/roberts/

Fields of interest:

Historical syntax, comparative syntax, generative linguistics

Recent publications:

I. Roberts,
Agreement and Head Movement: Clitics, Incorporation, and Defective Goals.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2010.

R. D’Alessandro, A Ledgeway, I. Roberts (eds.)
Syntactic Variation: The Dialects of Italy.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2010.

T. Biberauer, A. Holmberg, I. Roberts, M. Sheehan (eds.),
Parametric Variation: Null Subjects in Minimalist Theory.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2010.

I. Roberts,
Diachronic Syntax.
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2007.

I. Roberts (ed.),
Comparative Grammar: Critical Concepts,
6 volumes. London: Routledge 2007.

I. Roberts,
Principles and Parameters in a VSO Language: a Case Study in Welsh.
Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press 2005.

I. Roberts, A. Roussou,
Syntactic Change: A Minimalist Approach to Grammaticalization.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2003.

B. Borsley, I. Roberts (eds.),
The Syntax of the Celtic Languages.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1996.

I. Roberts,
Comparative Syntax.
London: Edward Arnold 1996.

A. Battye, I. Roberts (eds.),
Clause Structure and Language Change.
Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press 1994.