Research interests (past & present)

Agent nouns, areal linguistics, Baltic languages, languages around the Baltic Sea, borrowing, Clause-combining, connectives, contact induced language change, communicative grammar, Derivation, descriptive grammar, dialects, European languages, endangered languages, evidentiality, Finnish, folk tales, Grammaticalization, grammar in discourse, grammar in language teaching, History of linguistics, Inflection, Latvian, Latgalian, logophoric pronouns, Mood and modality, multilingual Riga, Nominalization, NPs, Onomasiological approaches to grammar, Particles, pronouns, language planning and language policy, Quotations, Reported discourse, represented speech, relative clauses, Spoken language, sociolinguistics, syntactic categories, Typology, Universals, Stefania Ulanowska, Varieties, verbal hendiadys, Writing, word-classes, wh-words.