Robyn Carston

Professor of Linguistics, University College London

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Robyn Carston,  born and educated in New Zealand, is currently a professor of linguistics and graduate tutor at University College London.

Her PhD, supervised by Deirdre Wilson, is on the explicit/implicit distinction in linguistic communication. Her main research interests are in semantics, pragmatics, relevance theory and communication, from both a philosophical and a cognitive-scientific perspective.

She has published the monograph Thoughts and Utterances (Blackwell, 2002), edited several books and special issues of journals (Lingua, Mind and Language, Journal of Semantics), and contributed a number of articles to philosophy and linguistics journals.

She has research collaborations with scholars in Britain, Norway, France and Japan.

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