I received my Ph.D. in Linguistics in 2011 at the University of Maryland, with Norbert Hornstein.
I am interested in theoretical syntax and syntax-semantics interface.

--Doctoral Dissertation: Reflexives in Japanese [Sep. 2011]
committee: Norbert Hornstein (chair), Howard Lasnik, Jeff Lidz, Tonia Bleam, Robert Ramsey

--Generals Paper: Anti-reflexivity in Japanese [Jun. 2009]
committee: Norbert Hornstein (chair), Howard Lasnik, Jeff Lidz

--Minor Area Paper: Evidentials and Epistemic Modals in Japanese [Sep. 2010]
supervised by Valentine Hacquard

--other papers and presentation handouts



My CV is downloadable here


email: mkishida [at] umd.edu
Last updated: Sept., 25. 2012