cropped-ab-recos-profile-pic-150x200.jpgI am a Lecturer at the Department of Linguistics at UPenn.

I also hold a post with the University of Oxford, where I’m a Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College (I am currently on leave from Oxford).

My research focuses on topics in argument and event structure. I am particularly interested in the formal modelling of syntactic variation. As such my work makes use of both cross-linguistic and intra-linguistic data, primarily from Mandarin, English, and understudied varieties.


email: biggsa at babel dot ling dot upenn dot edu, or alison dot biggs at ling dash phil dot ox dot ac dot uk