Privatdozentin, Universität Wien
Visiting Professor, Harvard University
Professor of Linguistics, University of Connecticut
Assistant Professor, McGill University
Member of the
Linguist with main interest in theoretical syntax, syntax-semantics interface, language variation. Specific topics I have worked on include: binding, case, complementation, control, clause structure, domains, features, (non-)finiteness, phases, quantifier scope, raising,, synactic dependencies (Agree, Merge), tense.
From recent teaching evaluations (Harvard):
"The professor is clearly passionate and her enthusiasm is contagious."
"Prof Wurmbrand is an amazing lecturer, easy but effective homeworks, engaging material."
"Wurmbrand is a wonderful teacher. Very engaging, understanding, and kind; had a clear and organized agenda as well as teaching goals/pedagogy."
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See the for further works
Lohninger, Magdalena and Susanne Wurmbrand. 2020. Typology of Complement Clauses. Overview article for Oxford Handbook of clausal embedding.
Wurmbrand, Susanne and Magdalena Lohninger. 2019. An implicational universal in complementation—Theoretical insights and empirical progress. In: Propositional Arguments in Cross-Linguistic Research: Theoretical and Empirical Issues.
Wurmbrand, Susi, Iva Kovač, Magdalena Lohninger, Caroline Pajančič and Neda Todorović. 2020. Finiteness in South Slavic Complement Clauses—Evidence for an Implicational Finiteness Universal. Linguistica 60: 119-137
Wurmbrand, Susi. 2019. Cross-clausal A-dependencies. In Proceedings of the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 54), ed. by Eszter Ronai, Laura Stigliano and Yenan Sun, 585-604. Chicago Linguistic Society, Chicago, Ill.