Shizhe (Shi-Zhe) Huang
C.V. Starr Professor of Asian Studies; Associate Professor of Chinese and Linguistics
Shizhe Huang (English publications under Shi-Zhe Huang or Shizhe Huang and Chinese publications under 黄师哲) holds the chair of C.V. Starr Professorship in Asian Studies and is an Associate Professor of Chinese and Linguistics. Her research interests center on the syntax/semantics interface and Chinese linguistics. Particular areas that she has worked on include quantification theory, indefinites and scope ambiguity in Chinese, event semantics, type-theoretic accounts of adjectives, nouns, and verbs, modification theory, and comparative syntax/semantics of Chinese and English. She has taught an array of courses at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges and occasionally at Swarthmore College. These include: Introduction to Syntax, Introduction to Semantics, Structure of Chinese, Syntax and Semantics of Mandarin Chinese, Chinese Civilization, Chinese Language in Culture and Society, and Intermediate and Advanced Chinese.
B.A. in English Language and Literature, Wuhan Teachers College, China
B.A. in Linguistics (Independent major), Bryn Mawr College
M.A. and Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania