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PhD Alumni 2015 - 2019

2018 Linguistics PhD Alumni

Hayley Heaton

  • Dissertation: Media Influence on Implicit and Explicit Language Attitudes
  • Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Anne Curzan


2017 Linguistics PhD Alumni

Will Nediger

  • Dissertation: Unifying Structure-Building in Human Language: The Minimalist Syntax of Idioms
  • Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Acrisio Pires
  • Current Position: Creative Developer, National Academic Quiz Tournaments/The Quizbowl Company

Mike Opper

  • Dissertation: Phonological Contrast in Bai
  • Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Andries Coetzee and San Duanmu


2016 Linguistics PhD Alumni

Candice Scott

  • Dissertation: "Tense and Aspect Markers in African American English"
  • Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Marlyse Baptista


2015 Linguistics PhD Alumni

Jae-Young Shim

Yan Dong

Harim Kwon

  • Dissertation: Cue primacy and spontaneous imitation: Is imitation phonetic or phonological?
  • Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Pam Beddor and Andries Coetzee
  • Current Position/Title: Post-doctoral, Université Paris Diderot

Sujeewa Hettiarachchi

  • Dissertation: Syntactic Competence and Processing: Constraints on Long-distance A-bar Dependencies in Bilinguals
  • Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Acrisio Pires
  • Current Position/Title: Senior lecturer in linguistics (tenure-track), Department of English, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Tridha Chatterjee