Alumni

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2018
Nick Danis
Dissertation: Complex Place and Place Identity [Full Text]
Affiliation: Lecturer in Linguistics, Washington University, St. LouisEmail: ndanis (at) princeton.edu

Natalie Delbusso
Dissertation: Typological Structure and Properties of Property Theory [Full Text]
Email:n.delbusso (at) rutgers.edu

2017  
Diti Bhadra
Dissertation: Evidentiality, Epistemic Modality and Questions: Bangla at the Interfaces [Full Text]
Affiliation: Lecturer in Linguistics, Harvard University
Email: ditibhadra [at] fas.harvard.edu

Věra Dvořák
Dissertation: Generic and indefinite null objects [Full Text]
Email: dvorakov (at) rutgers.edu

Beibei Xu
Dissertation: Question Bias and Biased Question Words in Mandarin, German and Bangla [Full Text]
Affiliation: Lecturer, College of Foreign Languages, Hainan University
Email: billyxu (at) rutgers.edu

2016
Vandana Bajaj
Dissertation: Scaling Up Exclusive -Hii [Full Text]
Affiliation: Program Coordinator, Center for Language Study, Princeton University
Email: vbajaj (at) scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Mingming Liu
Dissertation: Varieties of Alternatives [Full Text]
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Tsinghua University, China
Email: markliu (at) scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Hope McManus
Dissertation: Stress Parallels in Modern OT [Full Text]
Email: hmcmanus (at) scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Naga Selvanathan
Dissertation: Inversion in Copular Clauses and Its Consequences [Full Text]
Affiliation: Visiting Fellow, National University of Singapore
Email: nagaselv (at )gmail.com

2015
Carlos A. Fasola Palavecino
Dissertation: Topics in the Syntax of Mapudungun Subordinate Clauses [Full Text]
Email: carlos.a.fasola (at) rutgers [dot] edu

2014
Matt Barros
Dissertation: Sluicing and Identity in Ellipsis [Full Text]
Affiliation: Lecturer in Linguistics, Washington University, St. Louis
Email: matthew.barros (at) yale.edu

Peter Staroverov
Dissertation: Splitting Theory and Consonant Epenthesis [Full Text]
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of English, Wayne State University
Email: staroverov (at) wayne.edu

2013
William Bennett
Dissertation: Dissimilation, Consonant Harmony, and Surface Correspondence [Full Text]
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Linguistics Section, School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Calgary and
Senior Research Associate, Department of English Language and Linguistics, Rhodes University
Email: william.bennett (at) calgary.ca

Aaron Braver
Dissertation: Degrees of Incompleteness in Neutralization: Paradigm Uniformity in a Phonetics with Weighted Constraints [Full Text]
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Department of English, Texas Tech University
Email: aaron.braver (at) ttu.edu

Paula Houghton
Dissertation: Switch Languages: Theoretical Consequences and Empirical Reality [Full Text]
Position: Part-time Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Rutgers University
Email: paulash (at) rutgers.edu

Todor Koev
Dissertation: Apposition and the Structure of Discourse [Full Text]
Affiliation: Emmy Noether Fellow, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz
Email: tkoev (at) scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Jeremy Perkins
Dissertation: Consonant-Tone Interaction in Thai [Full Text]
Position: Associate Professor at the Center for Language Research, University of Aizu
Email: perkins (at) u-aizu.ac.jp

Teresa Torres Bustamente
Dissertation: On the Syntax and Semantics of Mirativity: Evidence from Spanish and Albanian [Full Text]
Position: Visiting Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Departamento de Humanidades)
Universidad de Lima (Estudios Generales)

2012
Crystal Akers
Dissertation: Commitment-Based Learning of Hidden Linguistic Structures [Full Text]
Affiliation: Assistant Teaching Professor and Online Coordinator, Rutgers University Department of Linguistics
Email: cakers (at) rutgers.edu

Heeshin Koak
Dissertation: Structural Case Assignment in Korean [Full Text]

Carlo Linares
Dissertation: The Dependency Axiom and the Relation between Agreement and Movement [Full Text]

2010
Daniel Altshuler
Dissertation: Temporal Interpretation in Narrative Discourse and Event Internal Reference [Full Text]
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Linguistics, School of Cognitive Science, Hampshire College
Email: daltshul (at) gmail.com

Slavica Kochovska
Dissertation: Macedonian Direct Objects, Clitics and the Left Periphery [Full Text]
Affilation: Adjunct faculty, University of Wollongong

Sarah Murray
Dissertation: Evidentiality and the Structure of Speech Acts [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Linguistics, Cornell University
Email: sem296 (at) cornell.edu

2009
Natalia Kariaeva
Dissertation: Radical Discontinuity: Syntax at the Interface [Full text]
Email: kariaeva (at) rci.rutgers.edu

Xiao Li
Dissertation: Degreeless Comparatives [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Chinese and Linguistics at Queens College, CUNY
Email: xiao.li (at) qc.cuny.edu

2008
Liping Chen
Dissertation: dou: Distributivity and Beyond (2008) [Full Text]
Professor of Linguistics
Center for linguistic, literary and cultural studies
Sichuan International Studies University
China

Seunghun Lee
Dissertation: Consonant-Tone Interaction in Optimality Theory [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Linguistics, International Christian University (ICU), Tokyo, Japan
Email: seunghunlee (at) ccsu.edu

Nazarré Merchant
Dissertation: Discovering Underlying Forms: Contrast Pairs and Ranking (2008) [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Mathematics, Eckerd College
merchann (at) eckerd.edu

Jessica Rett
Dissertation: Degree Modification in Natural Language (2008) [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
Email: rett (at) ucla.edu

2007

Adrian Brasoveanu
Dissertation: Structured nominal and modal reference (2007) [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of California at Santa Cruz
Email: abrsvn (at) gmail.com

2006
José Elias-Ulloa
Dissertation: Theoretical aspects of Panoan metrical phonology: Footing and syllable weight[Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stony Brook University (SUNY)
Email: Jose.Elias-Ulloa (at) sunysb.edu

2005
Oluseye Adesola
Dissertation: Pronouns and Null Operators - A-bar Dependencies and Relations in Yoruba [Full Text]
Affiliation: Senior Lector, Program in African Languages, Yale University
Email: oluseye.adesola (at) yale.edu

Daphna Heller
Dissertation: Identity and Information: Semantic and Pragmatic Aspects of Specificational Sentences [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto
Email: daphna.heller (at) utoronto.ca

Vita Markman
Dissertation: The Syntax of Case and Agreement: Its Relationship to Morphology and Argument Structure [Full Text]
Affiliation: Staff Software Engineer at LinkedIn

Heather Robinson
Dissertation: Unexpected (In)definiteness: Plural Generic Expressions in Romance [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor and Director of the Writing Program, Department of English, York College
Email: hrobinson (at) york.cuny.edu

2004
Bruce Hall
Dissertation: Natural Quantification in Optimality Theory [Full Text]

Graham Horwood
Dissertation: Order without Chaos: Relational Faithfulness and Position of Exponence in Optimality Theory [Full Text 1 | Full Text 2 | Full Text 3 | Full Text 4]
Affiliation: Lecturer (Specialist), Department of Linguistics, Thammasat University (Bangkok, Thailand)
Email: gvh (at) tu.ac.th

Yoko Futagi
Dissertation: Japanese Focus Particles at the Syntax-Semantics Interface [Full Text]
Affiliation: Capability Implementation Manager, NLP and Speech, R&D, Educational Testing Service
Email: yfutagi (at) ets.org

Lian-Hee Wee
Dissertation: Inter-Tier Correspondence Theory [Full Text]
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Dept of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University
Email: chswlh (at) nus.edu.sg

2003
Nicole Nelson
Dissertation: Asymmetric Anchoring [Full Text]
Email: olenicole (at) gmail.com

Masaaki Fuji
Dissertation: Syntax and Semantics of Concealed Causative Constructions in Japanese [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor in English, Department of Marine Technology, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
Email: fuji (at) kaiyodai.ac.jp

Thomas Werner
Dissertation: Deducing the Future and Distinguishing the Past: Temporal Interpretation in Modal Sentences in English [Full Text]
Affiliation: Adjunct Teaching Faculty, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University
Email: twerner (at) andrew.cmu.edu

Alexandra Zepter
Dissertation: Phrase Structure Directionality: Having a few Choices [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Professor, University of Cologne
Email: azepter (at) worthaus.com

2002
Ron Artstein
Dissertation: Parts of Words: Compositional Semantics for Prosodic Constituents [Full Text]
Affiliation: Manager of Corpus Development, Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California
Email: artstein (at) ict.usc.edu

Luba Butska
Dissertation: Faithful Stress in Paradigms: Nominal Inflection in Ukrainian and Russian [Full Text]

Ahmadu Kawu
Dissertation: Variation in Nupe Phonology and Morphology [Full Text 1 | Full Text 2]
Email: ankawu96 (at) yahoo.com

2001
Brett Hyde
Dissertation: Metrical and Prosodic Structure in Optimality Theory [Full Text]
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University
Email: bhyde (at) artsci.wustl.edu

Susanne Preuss
Dissertation: Issues in the Semantics of Questions with Quantifiers [Full Text]
Affiliation: Institute for Applied Information Sciences, University of Saarbruecken
Email: sp4545 (at) excite.com

Rong (Rachel) Yang
Dissertation: Common Nouns, Classifiers, and Quantification in Chinese [Full Text]

2000
Eric Bakovic
Dissertation: Harmony, Dominance, and Control [Full Text]
Affiliation: Professor and Chair, Department of Linguistics, University of California at San Diego
Email: v bakovic (at) ling.ucsd.edu

1999
Olga Babko-Malaya
Dissertation: Zero Morphology: A Study of Aspect, Argument Structure, and Case  [Full Text]
Affiliation: BAE Systems
Email: babko (at) in-tch.com

Edward Keer
Dissertation: Geminates, the OCP, and the Nature of CON [Full Text]
Affiliation: MediMedia Managed Markets
Email: ekeer (at) dorland.com

Takeo Kurafuji
Dissertation: Japanese Pronouns in Dynamic Semantics: The Null-Overt Contrast [Full Text]
Affiliation: Professor, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Email: kurafuji (at) fc.ritsumei.ac.jp

1998
Christine Brisson
Dissertation: Distributivity, Maximality, and Floating Quantifiers [Full Text]
Affiliation: Associate Director for Special Sessions, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania
Email: brisson (at) seas.upenn.edu

1997
Yael Sharvit
Dissertation: The Syntax and Semantics of Functional Relative Clauses[Full Text]
Affiliation: Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles
Email: ysharvit (at) gmail.com

1996
Vieri Samek-Lodovici
Dissertation: Constraints on Subjects: An Optimality Theoretic Analysis [Full Text]
Affiliation: Reader in Linguistics, Department of Italian, University College, London
Email: ucljvsl (at) ucl.ac.uk

1995
Strang Burton
Dissertation: Six Issues to Consider in Choosing a Husband: Possessive Relations in the Lexical Semantic Structures of Verbs [Full Text]
Affiliation: Linguist and Multimedia Developer, Sto:lo Nation, Chilliwack
Email: Strang.Burton (at) stolonation.bc.ca