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  • PhD in Linguistics (Syntax). City University of New York, Graduate Center.
  • MA in Anthropology. City University of New York, Hunter College.
  • BA in Economics (with minor in Statistics). Athens University of Economics and Business.


  • Syntactic Theory/Comparative Syntax, Language Acquisition, Language Impairments (autism, aphasias).
TEACHING 2022-2023

• Introduction to Linguistics
• Language Acquisition– Language Development
• Syntactic Structure and Impairments
• Bilingualism and Multilingual Environments
• Language and Mind


  • Angelopoulos, N., D.-V. Bagioka & A. Terzi (2022-online) “Exploring syntactically encoded evidentiality”. Language Acquisition.
  • Terzi, A. (2021) “Synthetic Passives in Early and Impaired Grammar: The View from Greek Reflexive Verbs.” In K. Grohmann, A. Matsuya & E. M. Remberger (eds.) Passives Crosslinguistically: Theoretical and Experimental Approaches, 394-418.  Brill Academic Publishers.
  • Angelopoulos, N., C. Collins & Arhonto Terzi (2020) ‘Greek and English passives, and the role of by-phrases.’ Glossa: a journal of general linguistics5(1), 90.
  • Terzi, A., A. Zafeiri, T. Marinis & K. Francis (2019) “Subject and object pronouns of high-functioning children speakers of a null subject language.” Frontiers in Psychology 10:1301.
  • Terzi, A. & V. Nanousi (2018) “Intervention effects in the relative clauses of agrammatics: the role of gender and case.” Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 3(1), 17.
  • Terzi, Arhonto (2017) “Complex Spatial Expressions.”  In M. Everaert and H. van Riemsdijk (eds.) The Companion to Syntax (2nd Edition), 1027-1051.
  • Terzi, A., T. Marinis & K. Francis (2016) “The Interface of Syntax with Pragmatics and Prosody in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.” Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.46: 2692-2706.
  • Τερζή, Α. (2016) Συγκριτική Σύνταξη και Γλωσσικές Διαταραχές. Εύδοξος: Ελληνικά Ακαδημαϊκά Ηλεκτρονικά Συγγράμματα και Βοηθήματα.[Comparative Syntax and Language Impairments –Textbook, in Greek]
  • Nchare, A.-L. & A. Terzi (2014) “Licensing Silent Structure: the Spatial Prepositions of Shupamem.” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory32: 673-710.
  • Terzi, A., T. Marinis, A. Kotsopoulou & K. Francis (2014) “Grammatical Abilities of Greek-Speaking Children with Autism.” Language Acquisition21: 4-44.
  • Terzi, Arhonto (2010) “Locative Prepositions and Place.” In G. Cinque & L. Rizzi (eds.) Mapping Spatial PPs. The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, volume 6, 196-224, Oxford University Press.
  • Terzi, A. (2005) “Comparative Syntax and Language Disorders.” In G. Cinque & R. Kayne (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Syntax, 111-137. OUP.
  • Petinou, K. & A. Terzi (2002) ‘Clitic Misplacement Among Normally Developing Children and Children with Specific Language Impairment and the Status of Infl Heads.’ Language Acquisition 10: 1-28.
  • Terzi, A. (1999) “Clitic combinations, their hosts and their ordering.” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 17: 85-121.
  • L. Rivero & A. Terzi (1995) “Imperatives, V-movement and logical mood.” The Journal of Linguistics 31: 301-332.