MA (UCLA); MA (University of Kansas); PhD (UCLA)
CHEN Zhuo received his B.A. in Chinese Language from Fudan University. He holds two MAs in Linguistics from the University of Kansas and UCLA, and will defend his doctoral dissertation in Spring 2022. His primary research interests are syntactic theory and Chinese comparative syntax. In particular, his work focuses on A-bar dependencies like yes-no question-answer pairs and (un)conditionals across Sinitic languages. He also has experience in language documentation and fieldwork. Since early 2019, he has been a member of UCLA’s research group on Dschang, an understudied Grassfields Bantu language spoken in Cameroon.