Martin Hilpert

Martin Hilpert  earned his PhD in Linguistics at Rice University in 2007. Between 2008 and 2012, he has held researcher positions at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley and at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. He joined the University of Neuchâtel in 2012.


His research interests include cognitive linguistics, grammatical change, and empirical methodology. His books Germanic Future Constructions (2008, John Benjamins) and Constructional Change in English (2013, Cambridge University Press) lay out how issues in language change can be studied using diachronic corpus data. He is the author of a textbook with the title Construction Grammar and its application to English (2014, Edinburgh University Press). Martin Hilpert is co-editor of the journal Functions of Language (John Benjamins). 

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