Lena Borise holds a BA in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge, and is currently a doctoral student in the Department of Linguistics at Harvard, working with Maria Polinsky. She primarily works on topics related to the interaction of intonation/prosody and sentence structure (syntax-phonology interface). She is also interested in typological and comparative research in linguistics, as well as issues pertaining to language contact. Her current projects include working on the interaction of syntax and prosody in Georgian, as well as investigating the properties of stress in a dialect of Belarusian, including a quantitative analysis of stressed and unstressed vowels in the dialect. She also works on the syntax of ellipsis (sluicing) in Tagalog.