Timothy W. Grinsell

I'm a graduate student in the Linguistics Department at the University of Chicago.

I'm primarily interested in semantics and pragmatics.

My dissertation is about an approach to linguistic vagueness that uses social choice theory.

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PhD Candidate, Linguistics Department, University of Chicago

JD, The University of Chicago Law School

MS, Carnegie Mellon University

BA, Dartmouth College


Grinsell, Timothy W. 2012. Avoiding predicate whiplash: social choice theory and linguistic vagueness. In Proceedings of SALT 22. 424-40. (preprint)

Grinsell, Timothy W. 2012. Russian imperfective imperatives. In Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 16. 279-92. (preprint)

Grinsell, Timothy W. 2010. Lithuanian modal comparatives: implication for the syntax and semantics of comparison. In Proceedings of FASL 19. (preprint)

Bochnak, M. Ryan, Timothy W. Grinsell, and Alan Yu. 2011. Copula agreement and the stage-level/individual-level distinction in Washo. In Alexis Black and Meagan Louie (eds.) Proceedings of Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of Languages of the Americas 16, 1-10.

Proceedings of the 46th Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. 2014. Eds. Rebekah Baglini, Timothy Grinsell, Jonathan Keane, Adam Singerman, and Julia Thomas.


twg at uchicago dot edu