Harris Constantinou

Research Student

Email: h.constantinou@ucl.ac.uk

Principal Supervisor: Hans van de Koot

Subsidary Supervisor: Ad Neeleman


Research Interests

Syntactic Theory; Theory of Information Structure; Interpretation and Distribution of Intensifiers; Adverbial and Adjectival modification; Reflexives.


Constantinou, H. 2009. The Syntactic Encoding of Reflexive Binding: A case study in Dutch and Modern Greek. MA Thesis, UCL, UK.


Constantinou, H. 2013. On the meaning of Intensifiers. Proceedings of the 19th Amsterdam Colloquium. pp. 91-98. Amsterdam. The Netherlands.

Constantinou, H. 2012. How Information Structure Constrains the Distribution of Intensifiers (and other categories). UCL Working Papers in Linguistics (24). pp. 151 - 181.

Constantinou, H. 2011. Interpreting IDensification. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics (23). pp. 81-137.


Constantinou, H. 2013. On the meaning of Intensifiers. 19th Amsterdam Colloquium. University of Amsterdam. Amsterdam. The Netherlands.

Constantinou, H. 2013. Accounting for the scopal effects of intensifiers. International Congress of Linguistis. University of Geneva. Geneva. Switzerland.

Constantinou, H. 2012. The intensifier: deriving its different meanings. Workshop on Cognitive Linguistics. University of Genoa. Genoa, Italy.

Constantinou, H. 2012. Interpreting IDensification. Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE). Stockholm.

Constantinou, H. 2012. Interpreting IDensification. LangUE. University of Essex.

Constantinou, H. 2012. The English intensifier and its alternatives. UCL Linguistics PhD day.

Constantinou, H. 2012. The distribution of Intensifiers. Linguistic Association of Great Britain (LAGB). Manchester, UK.

Teaching Experience/Responsibilities

Organizing Committee: 1st UCL Graduate Conference in Linguistics, London, UK, November 2013.

Lecturer in Meaning in Language and Foundations of Linguistics, University of Greenwich. UK. 2013.

Editor of UCL working papers in Linguistics, Vol. 24, 2012.

Organising/Convening Syntax Reading Group, UCL.

Teaching assistant- ‘Introduction to Generative Grammar B’ course at UCL – January 2011 – May 2011, January 2012 – May 2012.

Teaching assistant- ‘Introduction to Syntax (for MA students)’ course at UCL- October 2010-December 2010, October 2011- December 2011.