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educator , linguist

Manfred Krifka, German linguist, educator. Fellow Center for Advanced Study, Stanford, California, 1995, Institute Advanced Studies, Jerusalem, 1997. Member Linguistic Society of America (member nominating committee since 1998), Deutsche Gesellschaft Sprachwissenschaft.

Background

Krifka, Manfred was born on April 24, 1956 in Dachau, Germany. Came to the United States, 1990. Son of Jakob and Anna Krifka.

Education

Master of Arts, University Munich, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Munich, 1990.

Career

Researcher University Konstanz, Germany, 1983-1984. Lecturer University Munich, 1984-1986, University Tübingen, 1986-1989. Assistant professor University Texas, Austin, 1990-1993, associate professor, 1993-2000, professor, since 2000.

Guest scientist International Business Machines Corporation Germany, Heidelberg, 1994, 95, Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen, Germany, 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Nominal Referenz, 1989, Focus in Grammar, 2000. Editor journal Linguistics and Philosophy. Contributor articles on semantics and syntax to professional publications.

Membership

Member Linguistic Society of America (member nominating committee since 1998), Deutsche Gesellschaft Sprachwissenschaft.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking.

Connections

Married Zuzana Krifka Dobes, July 19, 1991. 2 children, Lydia and Theresa.

father:
Jakob Krifka

mother:
Anna Krifka

spouse:
Zuzana Krifka Dobes

children:
Lydia Krifka

Theresa Krifka