Jean-Yves Pollock

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Jean-Yves Pollock (born 18 February 1946 in Paris) is a French linguist.[1]

A specialist in comparative syntax, Pollock is best known for his work on verb movement and the structure of IP in French and English.


  1. ^ "Jean-Yves Pollock" (in French). Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée. Archived from the original on 20 August 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2011.
  • (2004), (with C Poletto), "On the Left Periphery of some Romance Wh-questions" in L Rizzi ed. The Structure of CP and IP, Oxford University Press
  • (1989), "Verb Movement, Universal Grammar and the Structure of IP", Linguistic Inquiry 20.3 pp 365–424
  • (1997), Language et cognition; Introduction au programme minimaliste de la grammaire générative, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris