To see work (including presentations and posters) arranged thematically, go to ‘Research‘.

Journal articles

Tyler, Matthew. In press. Absolutive Promotion and the Condition on Clitic Hosts in Choctaw. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory. [lingbuzz (pre-print)]

Tyler, Matthew and Jim Wood. To appear. Microvariation in the have yet to constructionLinguistic Variation. [pre-publication version]

Tyler, Matthew. 2019. Choctaw as a window into the clitic/agreement splitStudia Linguistica 73(2), 299-338.

Tyler, Matthew. 2019. Simplifying Mᴀᴛᴄʜ Wᴏʀᴅ: Evidence from English functional categories. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 4(1): 15. 1–32.


Tyler, Matthew. 2019 (in prep). Dyadic unaccusatives and dependent ergative case.

Tyler, Matthew. 2018 (resubmitted). Two Kinds of External Possession in Mississippi Choctaw.

Conference proceedings

Tyler, Matthew. To appear. Two kinds of ‘possessor raising’ in Choctaw. To appear in Proceedings of the 23rd Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 23).

Tyler, Matthew and Michelle Yuan. To appear. Nominal-clitic case mismatches. To appear in Proceedings of the 36th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 36).

Tyler, Matthew. To appear. Simplifying Mᴀᴛᴄʜ Wᴏʀᴅ: Evidence from English function words. To appear in Proceedings of the 48th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 48).

Tyler, Matthew. 2019. PCC repair in Basque and Choctaw transitive unaccusatives. In Daniel Edmiston, Marina Ermolaeva, Emre Hakgüder, Jackie Lai, Kathryn Montemurro, Brandon Rhodes, Amara Sankhagowit & Michael Tabatowski [eds.] CLS 53: Proceedings of the Fifty-third Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, 397-412. Chicago, IL: The Chicago Linguistic Society.

Tyler, Matthew. 2018. A Locality Restriction on Indexical Shift: Evidence from Turkish. In Faruk Akkuş, İsa Kerem Bayırlı, and Deniz Özyıldız [eds.] Proceedings of the 1st workshop on Turkish, Turkic and the Languages of Turkey (Tu+ 1), 159-160. Amherst, MA: GSLA.

Tyler, Matthew. 2017. In Choctaw, everyone’s a clitic. In Julia Nee, Margaret Cychosz, Dmetri Hayes, Tyler Lau & Emily Remirez [eds.] Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS 43), 497-521. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society.

Tyler, Matthew and Jim Wood. 2017. The have yet to Construction: A Microcomparative Account. In Aaron Kaplan, Abby Kaplan, Miranda K. McCarvel, and Edward J. Rubin [eds.] Proceedings of the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 34), 562-571Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Tyler, Matthew. 2017. Swiping without SluicingUniversity of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 23 (1), 291-300.