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Bio.

Dr. EunHee Lee is an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Her main research areas are natural language semantics, with a special focus on temporal semantics in narratives, as well as second language acquisition. She obtained her PhD from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She has published articles in major linguistics journals, including Journal of Semantics, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Journal of Pragmatics, Journal of Linguistics, and Journal of East Asian Linguistics. She previously taught at Indiana University and the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the director of the Korean Language Program and the Asian Studies Program at UB. She is married to Mark Nathan, an assistant professor of History at UB, and has two children, Dylan (10) and Sarah (7).

Education

2000 Ph.D., Linguistics, The University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
Dissertation: Dynamic and Stative Information in Temporal Reasoning: Korean Tense and Aspect in Discourse (Groningen Dissertation in Linguistics Series 30.)
Committee Chair: Dr. Alice ter Meulen.

1998 M.A., Linguistics and minor in Philosophy and Logic, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

1994 M.A., Linguistics, The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea.

1990 B.A., English Education, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea.

Academic Positions

2011-present Associate professor
Department of Linguistics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

2004-2011 Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

1999-2004 Full-time Lecturer
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles.

1997-1998 Visiting Lecturer
Department of East Asian Languages and Culture, Indiana University.

1996-1997 Teaching Assistant
Department of East Asian Languages and Culture, Indiana University.

1995-1997 Instructor
East Asian Summer Language Institute, Indiana University.

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