Karina Sheifer

|Research Scientist
Academic Appointments
  • Research Scientist of Linguistics

  • Lecturer of Linguistics


Anonymous, Room 221
HB 6220




  • Integrated Dual Degree B.A. & M.A. in Philology: Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • M.A. in Computational Linguistics: Higher School of Economics at Moscow
  • ABD Ph.D. in Linguistics: Lomonosov Moscow State University

Selected Publications

  • Batsuren K., Sheifer K. et al. 2022. UniMorph 4.0: Universal Morphology. Proceedings of the 13th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. PP. 840–855.

  • Kazakevich O., Sheifer K. et al. 2022. Scales of linguistic vitality and their applicability to the material of specific linguistic situations. Moscow, Questions of linguistics, № 4. С. 7–47.

  • Sheifer K. and Ganieva S. 2021. Development of the Itelmen corpus: lacunae, challenges and solutions. Syktyvkar, Digital writing of the peoples of the Russian Federation 2021 & IWCLUL 2021.

  • Pimentel T., Sheifer K., et al. 2021. SIGMORPHON 2021 Shared Task on Morphological Reinflection: Generalization Across Languages. 18th SIGMORPHON Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology. Association for Computational Linguistics. Bangkok, Thailand. 2021. PP. 154–184.

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Works In Progress

  • Aspect-staking patterns in the Northern Tungusic languages

  • Contact-induced patterns in direct object marking in Dolgan

  • Epistemic and agent-oriented modality in Dolgan and Yakut     

  • Polyfunctionality of the pronoun kihi in Dolgan and Yakut

  • Itelmen inverse system in a typological perspective