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PhD Alumni 2015 - 2019

2018 Linguistics PhD Alumni

Hayley Heaton


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: Freelance crossword constructor


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

Tridha Chatterjee

Yan Dong

  • Dissertation: The Prosody and Morphology of Elastic Words in Chinese: Annotations and Analyses
  • Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: San Duanmu
  • Current Position/Title: Assistant Professor, Dalian University of Technology, China

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

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: Assistant Professor, Department of English, George Mason University

Jae-Young Shim