Robert Truswell

Senior Lecturer

  • Linguistics and English Language
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details



Room 1.12, Dugald Stewart Building

3 Charles Street, Edinburgh
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Undergraduate teaching

In 2015-16, I teach LASC11090 "MSc Introduction to Semantics", and contribute to LASC08015 "Linguistics and English Language 1", LASC08017 "LEL2A: Linguistic Theory and the Structure of English", LASC08019 "LEL2C: English in Time and Space", LASC08020 "LEL2D: Cross-linguistic Variation: Limits and Theories", and PPLS08002 "Introduction to Cognitive Science".  I am also co-director (with Hannah Rohde) of the MSc in Cognition in Science and Society.

Office hours:

By appointment

Current PhD students supervised

Research summary

Syntax, semantics, language change, diachronic typology, locality, event structure, quantifier scope, binding