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Bert Cornillie is associate professor of Spanish linguistics at KU Leuven. His main research interests are historical and interactional linguistics, with a focus on modality and complementation patterns. He obtained his PhD in 2004 on modal (semi-)auxiliaries and has published in international journals and volumes on discourse-grammatical topics. Bert is currently the president of the Linguistic Society of Belgium and the secretary of the Societas Linguistica Europaea.