Jean-Pierre Koenig, Ph.D.

Department of Linguistics, Professor and Chair

Specialty/Research Focus

Syntax; Semantics; Psycholinguistics

Recent Publications

  1. Roland, Douglas, Hongoak Yun, Jean-Pierre Koenig and Gail Mauner (2012). Semantic Similarity, Predictability, and Models of Sentence Processing. Cognition. 122: 267-279.
  2. Hasegawa, Akio and Jean-​Pierre Koenig. 2011. ‘Focus par­ti­cles, sec­ondary mean­ings, and Lex­i­cal Re­source Se­man­tics: The case of Japanese shika’. In Ste­fan Müller, ed­i­tor(s), The Pro­ceed­ings of the 18th In­ter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence on Head-​Driv­en Phrase Struc­ture Gram­mar. CSLI Publications: Stanford, pp. 81–101. Pdf version.
  3. Nishiyama, Atsuko and Jean-Pierre Koenig (2010). 'What is a perfect state?', Language. 86: 611-546.
  4. Koenig, Jean-Pierre and Karin Michelson (2010). ‘Argument Structure of Oneida Kinship Terms, International Journal of American Linguistics. 76: 169-205.
  5. Shakthi Poornima and Jean-Pierre Koenig (2009). 'Hindi Aspectual Complex Predicates'. In Ste­fan Müller, ed­i­tor(s), The Pro­ceed­ings of the 16th In­ter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence on Head-​Driv­en Phrase Struc­ture Gram­mar. CSLI Publications: Stanford, pp. 276-296. Pdf version.
  6. Shakthi, Poornima and Jean-Pierre Koenig (2008). ‘Reverse Complex Predicates in Hindi’. Proceedings of the 2008 Northwest Linguistic Conference.
  7. Koenig, Jean-Pierre Gail Mauner, Breton Bienvenue, and Kathy Conklin (2008). ‘What with?:The anatomy of a (proto)-role’, Journal of Semantics. 25: 175-220.
  8. Koenig, Jean-Pierre and Liangcheng Chief (2008). ‘Scalarity and State-Changes in Mandarin, Hindi, Tamil, And Thai’ in O. Bonami and P. Cabredo Hofherr (Eds.) Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 7, pp.241-262. Pdf version.
  9. Nishiyama, Atsuko and Jean-Pierre Koenig (2008). 'The discourse functions of the present perfect', in A. Benz and P.Kuehnlein (Eds.) Constraints in Discourse. John Benjamins: Amsterdam, pp.201-223.
  10. Green, Sean, Mauner, Gail and Koenig, Jean-Pierre (2007). 'When entailments abandon ship: Resolution of semantic conflict through Entailment Transfer Metonymy', University at Buffalo Working Papers on Language and Perception, 3, pp.45-99. Pdf version.
  11. Melinger, Alissa and Jean-Pierre Koenig (2007). 'Part-of-Speech Persistence: Part-of speech category Information as an Organizing Principle in the Mental Lexicon'. Journal of Memory and Language. 56, 472-489.