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!
Archive for the ‘defenses’ Category
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!
… for defending her dissertation proposal, yesterday, Negation in Greek: a diachronic study.
Congratulations to Thomas Wier, who just successfully defended his dissertation, Georgian Morphosyntax and Feature Hierarchies in Natural Language!
James Kirby defended his dissertation, Cue selection and category restructuring in sound change, this afternoon. In a few months he will begin as Lecturer in Phonetics at the University of Edinburgh. Congratulations and best of luck, James! Mind the wee heavies