Archive for the ‘defenses’ Category

Baglini defended dissertation

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Congratulation to Rebekah Baglini, who gave an engaging and successful defense of her dissertation “Stative Predication and Semantic Ontology: A Cross-linguistic Study” earlier today! Her committee includes Chris, Itamar and Lenore. Job well done, Rebekah!

McNabb heading to Konstanz

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Yaron McNabb, who recently defended his dissertation , “The Syntax and Semantics of Degree Modification”, has accepted a two-year postdoctoral research position at the University of Konstanz, where he will be part of a project on “Decomposition of comparative and superlative quantificational noun phrases at the syntax/semantics interface”.  Congratulations, Yaron!

Straughn defended dissertation!

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Chris Straughn successfully defended his dissertation “Evidentiality in Uzbek and Kazakh”  on October 25. His committee consists of Victor Friedman (chair), Lenore Grenoble, and Kagan Arik. Way to go, Chris!

Congratulations to Katerina Chatzopoulos

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

… for defending her dissertation proposal, yesterday, Negation in Greek: a diachronic study.

Congratulations to Thomas Wier!

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Congratulations to Thomas Wier, who just successfully defended his dissertation, Georgian Morphosyntax and Feature Hierarchies in Natural Language!