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Jonathan Eric MacDonald

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Syntactic Theory
Comparative Syntax
Romance Linguistics
Inner Aspect


2006 Ph.D. Stony Brook University

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Director of Graduate Studies, Spanish and Portuguese
Associate Professor, Linguistics
Associate Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Recent Publications

Vandyne, K., & Macdonald, J. E. (2024). Control in Romanian and Se constructions. Isogloss, 10(2), Article 4.

MacDonald, J. E., Fagyal, Z., Beristain, A., & Turner, R. (2022). Introduction to RLLT 18. Isogloss, 8(4).

MacDonald, J. E., & Vázquez-Lozares, A. (2022). On (un)grammatical sequences of ses in Spanish. In G. Alboiu (Ed.), Points of Convergence in Romance Linguistics Papers selected from the 48th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 48), Toronto, 25-28 April 2018 (pp. 127-141). (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; Vol. 360). John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Armstrong, G., & MacDonald, J. E. (2021). A Guide to Understanding SE Constructions: Where They Come from and How They Are Connected. In G. Armstrong, & J. E. MacDonald (Eds.), Unraveling the complexity of SE (pp. 1-30). (Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory; Vol. 99). Springer.

Armstrong, G., & Macdonald, J. E. (2021). Preface. In G. Armstrong, & J. E. MacDonald (Eds.), Unraveling the complexity of SE (pp. vii-viii). Springer.

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