John A. Hawkins

Professor of Linguistics
Department of Linguistics
University of California Davis

Fields of interest:

Psycholinguistics, historical linguistics, language universals and typology, Germanic language family

Recent publications:

J. A. Hawkins, L. Filipović,
Multiple factors in second language acquisition: The CASP model
Linguistics 51 (1/2013), pp. 145-176.

J. A. Hawkins,
The drift of English towards invariable word order from a typological and Germanic perspective
The Oxford Handbook of the History of English, (ed.) T. Nevalainen, E. C. Traugott, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012, pp. 622–632.

J. A. Hawkins,
Patterns of asymmetry in argument structure across languages: Some principles and puzzles.
Argument Structure and Grammatical Relations: A Crosslinguistic Typology, (ed.) P. Suihkonen, B. Comrie,V. Solovyev, Amsterdam: John Benjamins 2012, pp. 133–150.

J. A. Hawkins,
Processing efficiency and complexity in typological patterns.
Oxford Handbook of Language Typology, (ed.) J. J. Song, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011, pp. 206–226.

J. A. Hawkins,
A processing approach to the typology of noun phrases
Italian Journal of Linguistics 23 (1/ 2011), pp. 1–20.

J. A. Hawkins,
Language universals and the performance-grammar correspondence hypothesis.
Language Universals, (ed.) M.H. Christiansen, C. Collins, S. Edelman, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2009, pp. 54–78.

J. A. Hawkins,
Processing typology and why psychologists need to know about it
New Ideas in Psychology 25 (2007), pp. 87–107.

J. A. Hawkins,
Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars,
Oxford University Press 2004.