Isabel Oltra-Massuet is Associate Professor - Serra Húnter Fellow at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, and was previously a post-doc at the Spanish National Research Centre (CCHS-CSIC). She holds a Master of Science in Linguistics from MIT and a PhD in Linguistics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Her research interests lie in theoretical grammar, with special focus on the syntax - morphology - lexicon interface, argument structure, word formation, and the theory of Distributed Morphology. She has published articles in journals such as Linguistic Inquiry, Glossa, Lingua, Catalan Journal of Linguistics, Word Structure, or Frontiers in Psychology, in edited volumes with John Benjamins or The MIT Press, and the monograph Deverbal Adjectives at the Interface with Mouton de Gruyter. Her current research includes a psycho- and neurolinguistic perspective to argument structure, developed as external collaborator at the Neuroscience of Language Lab at NYU and NYU Abu Dhabi, with A. Marantz's team.
Project: Language processing and the bilingual mind (reference: 2020MFP-COFUND-12)
Project: Grammar, grammaticality and acceptability (reference: 2020MFP-COFUND-19)