Zorica Puškar


  • 10/2017:
    PhD (Dr. phil.), University of Leipzig, Faculty of Philology
    Thesis: Hybrid agreement: Modelling variation, hierarchy effects and Ø-feature mismatches
  • 2014-2017:
    Doctoral student of the Research Training Programme Interaction of grammatical building blocks
  • 2011-2013:
    MA in English Language and Literature, University of Novi Sad
  • 2007-2011:
    BA in English Language and Literature, University of Novi Sad

      Research interests

      • Phi-feature agreement
      • Agreement with coordinate structures
      • The syntax of Slavic languages
      • Phase theory
      • Clitics and word-order phenomena


      • Puškar, Z. 2017. Interactions of gender and number agreement: Evidence from Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian. To appear in Syntax. [PDF draft]
      • Puškar, Z. & G. Müller. 2017. Unifying structural and lexical case assignment in Dependent Case Theory. To appear in Proceedings of Formal Description of Slavic Languages 12. [PDF draft]
      • Barnickel, K., M. Guzmán Naranjo, J. Hein, S. Korsah, A. Murphy, L. Paschen, Z. Puškar & J. Zaleska (eds.). 2016. Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 93). Universität Leipzig.
      • Puškar, Z. 2014. Gender agreement with conjoined NPs. In B. Suranyi & G. Turi (eds.), Proceedings of the Third Central European Conference in Linguistics for Postgraduate Students. Budapest: Pázmány Péter Catholic University Budapest.
      • Puškar, Z. & A. Murphy. 2014. Closest conjunct agreement in Serbo-Croatian: A rule-ordering account. In A. Assmann et al. (eds.), Topics at InfL (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 92), 441–482. Universität Leipzig. [PDF]
      last modified: 02.01.2018