is Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, San Diego,
where he directs the Linguistics
Language Program and the Experimental
Syntax Lab. His primary research area
is natural language syntax, with a special interest in using
experimental techniques to explore this area. He also has a longstanding
interest in how linguistic research is applied in the public realm,
particularly with regard to issues of language teaching policy and
practice. His undergraduate training was at UCLA
and the Universidad
de Mexico, and he did his graduate work at UCSD and MIT.
Before joining the faculty at UCSD, he worked at the University of Texas at El Paso and
held visiting appointments at the Universite de Geneve (Switzerland) and the
Universidad Nacional del Comahue (Argentina).
Grant Goodall studied syntax with (in approximate chronological order):