External PhD Examination

Waller, Tim. Studies of the Subjunctive in Present-Day English: A Critical Analysis of Recent Research, Leading to a New Diachronic Investigation of the Mandative Subjunctive. (University College London, UK)
Smith, Adam. Variation and Innovation in Modern English: Corpus-Based Studies in Grammaticalization of Multiword Units. (Macquarie University, Sidney, Australia)
Dreschler, Gea. 2015. Passives and the Loss of Verb Second: a Study of Syntactic and Information-Structural Factors. (University of Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Rautionaho, Paula. 2014. Variation in the Progressive. A Corpus-based Study into World Englishes. (University of Tampere, Finnland)

Yao, Xinyue. 2014. The Present Perfect in English: Meaning, Interpretation and Use. (Macquarie University, Sidney, Australia)


Erik Smitterberg. 2002. The Progressive in 19th-Century English. A Process of Integration. (Uppsala University, Sweden)