Cora Pots

Campus: Leuven
Room: LETT 02.22
E-mail: cora.pots{AT}kuleuven{DOT}be

Curriculum Vitae

Cora Pots (°1990) studied Language- and Culture studies at Utrecht University, with a major in linguistics and modern literature (2010-2013). She continued her studies with the Research Master Linguistics, also at Utrecht University (UiL-OTS), focusing on syntax and (syntactic) language variation (2013-2015).  Cora finished and defended her PhD entitled Roots in progress. Semi-lexicality in the Dutch and Afrikaans verbal domain in February 2020. She then worked for a year as a postdoctoral researcher on cross-categorial scalarity markers. Currently, she has a postdoctoral position involving both teaching and research at KU Leuven.

Research interests

  • morphosyntactic variation
  • verb clusters
  • roots and features
  • expressive meaning
  • compound-like structures
  • language change and contact
  • (non-standard) varieties of Dutch and Afrikaans
  • methodology/statistics in linguistic research