Gurujegan Murugesan


Gurujegan Murugesan
Institut für Linguistik
Universität Leipzig
Beethovenstr. 15
D-04107 Leipzig

+49 341 97 37605
+49 341 97 37609


  • 6/2019:
    PhD (Dr. phil.), University of Leipzig, Faculty of Philology
    Thesis: Predicting the Anaphor Agreement Effect and its Violations
  • since June 2016:
    Researcher in the DFG-funded project Anaphora vs. Agreement: Investigating the Anaphor Agreement Effect at the University of Leipzig;
    Associated doctoral student in the Research Training Programme Interaction of grammatical building blocks
  • 2012-2016:
    Lecturer in Linguistics, Dept of English and Foreign languages, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, (central University), India
  • 2010-2012:
    MPhil in Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
    Thesis: The fine structure of Tamil path expressions
  • 2008-2012:
    MA in Linguistics, University of Hyderabad, India
  • 2005-2008:
    BA in English literature, Loyola college, University of Madras, Chennai, India

Research interests

  • Anaphor-Agreement interaction
  • Syntax of Dravidian languages


  • Murugesan, Gurujegan. 2013. The Syntax of Tamil Motion Events, Indian Linguistics 74 (3-4) 2013: pp. 81-100.
  • Murugesan, Gurujegan. 2011. Nanosyntax approach to Tamil Path expressions, Proceedings of Glow in Asia workshop for young scholars, Mie University, Japan.
last modified: 26.09.2019