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Dimitris Michelioudakis
Research Associate



Dimitris Michelioudakis studied Linguistics and Classics at the University of Athens and holds a MPhil and a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge. He currently works on the LANGELIN project (PI: Giuseppe Longobardi). His research is primarily concerned with syntactic typology and comparative syntax (Greco-Romance in the East Mediterranean, South American languages), historical and dialectal morphosyntax (mainly of Greek) and the syntax-semantics interface (especially argument structure).


  • University of Athens
    BA in Philology (Major: Linguistics), 2005
  • University of Cambridge
    MPhil in Linguistics, 2007
    PhD in Linguistics, 2012
    Research and teaching assistant, 2010-2013
  • MIT
    Visiting Student, 2009
  • University of York
    Postdoctoral RA, 2013-



Research interests/projects:

  • Nominal syntax
  • Dative arguments
  • Argument structure (alternations, syntactic decomposition, nominalisations, compounding, the latter with Nikos Angelopoulos)
  • Focus associating operators (with Giorgos Spathas and Stergios Chatzikyriakidis)
  • Multiple wh-questions and A’-syntax in Asia Minor (with Ioanna Sitaridou)
  • Number in South America (with Filomena Sandalo)


Contact details

Dimitris Michelioudakis
Research Associate
Department of Language and Linguistic Science
Vanbrugh College C Block
Room : V/C/119

Tel: (0)1904 322667