Ph.D., Linguistics, M.I.T., 1974. Edwin William's work is primarily in syntax. He also works on the lexicon and on semantics. Recent publications include: Lexicalist Reflections on Minimalism, to appear in M. Browning, ed., Minimalism, M.I.T. Press, 1997; "Lexical and Syntactic Complex Predicates" in Complex Predicates, CSLI Publications, Stanford University, 1997; Introduction to Grammatical Theory (with van Reimsdijk), MIT Press Korean translation, 1997; "Blocking and Anaphora", Linguistic Inquiry 28.4, 1997; "Theta Theory" in Handbook of Government and Binding Theory, Gert Webel, ed., Basil Blackwell, 1995; "Theta Theory" in Syntax, MIT Press, 1994; "Remarks on Lexical Theory" in Lingua, Volume 92:1, 1994; "Negation in English and French" in Verb Movement, D. Lightfoot, ed., MIT Press, 1994.