Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Maria-Margarita Makri

Postdoctoral Researcher
Directorate of Secondary Education of Dodecanese, Ministry of Education, Religious Affairs and Sport
Department of Linguistics

Maria-Margarita Makri has a degree in Philology with specialisation in linguistics from the University of Athens (2011) and completed her postgraduate studies at the University of Cambridge (MPhil 2012) and the University of York (MA by Research 2014, PhD 2019) with funding from the ESRC and the A.G.Leventis Foundation. She has taught undergraduate courses in linguistics at the department of Language and Linguistic Science of the University of York, the department of Pedagogy of the University of the Aegean. She has taught postgraduate courses at the Hellenic Open University and the University of the Aegean. In 2019 she joined the Department of Mediterranean Studies at the University of the Aegean as a postdoctoral researcher and her project “Degree constructions in Standard Modern Greek and its Dialects” was funded by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation. In March 2021 she joined as a postdoctoral researcher the ModelGloss project at the University of Crete, which was funded by the HFRI (PI Elena Anagnostopoulou). Her research interests lie in comparative syntax, semantics, language acquisition and experimental linguistics. She has presented her research in international conferences and seminars (GLOW, NELS, SuB, GALA, LAGB, MIT LingLunch, MIT LFRG, Cambridge Syntax Lab a.o.) and published in international journals (Glossa, Rivista di Grammatica Generativa) and conference proceedings.