Claire D Halpert

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Contact Me

halpert@umn.edu
612-626-5400

Institute of Linguistics
S315 Elliott Hall

75 E River Parkway

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D: Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2012.

Specialties

  • Syntax
  • Prosody-syntax interface
  • Linguistic field methods
  • Case and agreement
  • Bantu linguistics
Courses Taught
  • LING 5105-6/8105-6 Field Methods in Linguistics I & II
  • LING 4201 Syntax I
  • LING 5201 Syntactic Theory I
  • LING 4202 Syntax II
  • LING 1705W World Englishes
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Director of Graduate Studies: 2016 - present
  • Acting Institute Director: August 2020 - January 2021
  • University Senate: CLA Faculty Senator , October 2019 - June 2022
  • UMN African Studies Initiative Advisory Board: 2014 - 2019
Awards
  • Academic Innovation Grant for Technology (LATIS), 2019 - 2020
  • Arthur "Red" Motley Exemplary Teaching Award, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, 2017