Rochelle Lieber is a theoretical linguist specializing in morphology, the mental lexicon, and the structure of English. She has taught in the English Department of the University of New Hampshire since 1981, serving as Chair from 1997-2003 and as Coordinator of Linguistics from 2006-present. She has been the recipient of a UNH Teaching Excellence Award (1990), the Lindberg Award for the outstanding scholar/teacher in the College of Liberal Arts (2013), and the Linguistic Society of America's Bloomfield Award for best book in Linguistics (2014) for the Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology (co-authored with L. Bauer and I. Plag). She is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Morphology.
Ph.D., Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A.B., Vassar College
History and structure of the English language
ANDREOU, M., & LIEBER, R. (2020). Aspectual and quantificational properties of deverbal conversion and -ing nominalizations: the power of context. English Language and Linguistics, 24(2), 333-363. doi:10.1017/s1360674319000108
Lieber, R., & Andreou, M. (2018). Aspect and modality in the interpretation of deverbal -er nominals in English. Morphology, 28(2), 187-217. doi:10.1007/s11525-018-9321-7
Lieber, R. (2016). English Nouns, The Ecology of Nominalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.