Gregory Ward

LSA 313: Pragmatics

Gregory Ward (B.A., UC Berkeley, 1978; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1985) is Professor of Linguistics at Northwestern University, where he has been continuously employed since 1986 (and served as Department Chair from 1999-2004). He has also taught at the 1993, 1997, 2003, 2005, and 2007 LSA Linguistic Institutes. His primary research area is discourse, with specific interests in pragmatic theory, information structure, intonational meaning, and reference/anaphora. In 2004-05, he was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford, CA). His service to the LSA includes a term on the LSA Executive Committee (1997-1999) and a term as Secretary-Treasurer (2004-2007).

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