Yuriy Kushnir


  • 01/2019:
    PhD (Dr. phil.), University of Leipzig, Faculty of Philology
    Thesis: Prosodic Patterns in Lithuanian Morphology
  • 2015-2018:
    Doctoral student in the Research Training Programme Interaction of grammatical building blocks
  • 2012-2015:
    BA in Linguistics, University of Leipzig
  • 2009-2012:
    Teacher of Lithuanian, Niujorko Maironio Mokykla, New York
  • 2008-2012:
    Online Infrastructure Developer, Palast Investigative Fund, New York
  • 2007-2009:
    MSc in Computer Science, Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • 2006-2007:
    Teacher of Swedish, Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • 2003-2007:
    BSc in Computer Science, Lviv Polytechnic National University

Research interests

  • Theories of inflectional morphology
  • Properties of morpho-syntactic features; features of interfaces of grammatical modules
  • Acoustical and perceptual phonetics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Language teaching



    • Kushnir, Y. 2016. The (not so) inverse marking in Plains Cree. In K. Bellamy, E. Karvovskaya & G. Saad (eds.), Proceedings of the 24th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe, 171–191. Leiden: University Centre for Linguistics. [PDF]


    • Kushnir, Y. 2017. Deceptive datives: Prepositional case in Latvian. [PDF draf
    last modified: 30.01.2019