External PhD Examination

2019
Correia Saavedra, David. Measurements of Grammaticalization: Developing a Quantitative Index for the Study of Grammatical Change. (Université de Neuchâtel, CH)
 
2017
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)
 
2016
Smith, Adam. Variation and Innovation in Modern English: Corpus-Based Studies in Grammaticalization of Multiword Units. (Macquarie University, Sidney, Australia)
 
2015
Dreschler, Gea. Passives and the Loss of Verb Second: a Study of Syntactic and Information-Structural Factors. (University of Nijmegen, Netherlands)
 
2014
Rautionaho, Paula. Variation in the Progressive. A Corpus-based Study into World Englishes. (University of Tampere, Finland)
Yao, Xinyue. The Present Perfect in English: Meaning, Interpretation and Use. (Macquarie University, Sidney, Australia)
 
2002
Erik Smitterberg. The Progressive in 19th-Century English. A Process of Integration. (Uppsala University, Sweden)