Adamantios Gafos, Ph.D.

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Professor, Linguistics and Excellence Area of Cognitive Science, Senior Scientist
300 George St 9th Fl, New Haven, CT 06511-6624
203.865.6163, x262
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Professor, Linguistics and Excellence Area of Cognitive Science, University of Potsdam, Germany, email: my last

Senior Scientist, Haskins Laboratories, New Haven CT USA, email: my last


PhD 1996 in Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, USA
BSc 1990 in Computer Science, National University of Patras, Greece

Research Interests

Phonetics and phonology

Representative Publications

Gafos, A. and Benus, S. 2006. Dynamics of phonological cognition. Cognitive Science 30(5), 905-943.

Gafos, A. 2006. Dynamics in grammar. Laboratory Phonology 8, L. M. Goldstein, D. H. Whalen, C. T. Best (eds.), pp. 51-79.

Gafos, A. 2002. A grammar of gestural coordination. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 20 (2), pp. 269-337.

Gafos, A. 1999. The articulatory basis of locality in phonology. Routledge Publishers.

Gafos, A. 1998. Eliminating long distance consonantal spreading. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 16 (2), pp. 223-278.

Supported Grant(s)

• National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Grant No. HD-01994)

• National Science Foundation, Perception-Action-Cognition, Grant No. 0922437

• National Science Foundation, Linguistics, Grant No. 0951831

• Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Research Fellowship

• European Research Council Award, Advanced Grant, Grant No. 249440

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