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University of Pittsburgh

Karen E. Park

Assistant Professor

DPhil in Linguistics, University of Oxford
MPhil in Linguistics, University of Oxford
BA in English, Grinnell College

Contact Info:

2831 Cathedral of Learning
Department of Linguistics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Phone: 412-624-3167


Personal Website

Research Interests

Syntax, Lexical Functional Grammar, Austronesian languages, sociolinguistics, language change, language loss, and ethnobiology.

Selected Publications

Karen Park (in preparation). ‘The Selective Properties of Verbs in Reflexive Constructions.’

Karen Park (2013). 'Reflexive Marking in Fijian.' Studies in Language 37(4): 764-809.

Karen Park (2012). 'Dialect Choice in Fiji: A variationist approach to language change in the South Pacific' in Gunther De Vogelaer and Guido Seiler (eds.) The Dialect Laboratory: Dialects as a testing ground for theories of language change. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Karen Park (2008). 'Evidence of a Fijian Reflexive and its Implications in Anaphoric Binding Theory' University of Wisconsin LSO Working Papers in Linguistics Volume 8: Proceedings of WIGL 6.