Alumni and alumnae

Kasia Hitczenko, PhD (2019)

Dissertation

Chair

Naomi Feldman

Currently

Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University


Nick Huang, PhD (2019)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips, Howard Lasnik

Currently

Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Linguistics, University of Connecticut (2019-2021); Lecturer, Department of English Language and Literature, National University Singapore (2021-)


Laurel Perkins, PhD (2019)

Dissertation

Chair

Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Postdoctoral fellow, Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, École Normale Supérieure


Alayo Tripp, PhD (2019)

Dissertation

Chair

Naomi Feldman, William Idsardi

Currently

Postdoctoral researcher, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, University of Minnesota


Lara Ehrenhofer, PhD (2018)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

New Business Manager, Haus der Kommunikation, Berlin


Allyson Ettinger, PhD (2018)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips, Philip Resnik

Currently

Assistant Professor, Linguistics, University of Chicago


Jeffrey Green, PhD (2018)

Dissertation

Chair

Alexander Williams

Currently

Visiting Assistant Professor, Linguistics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


Anton Malko, PhD (2018)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Postdoctoral researcher, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (Australia)


Zach Stone, PhD (2018)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Teaching fellow, New York City Public Schools


Rachel Dudley, PhD (2017)

Dissertation

Chair

Valentine Hacquard, Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Cognitive Studies, École Normale Supérieure


Chris Heffner, PhD (2017)

Dissertation

Chair

Bill Idsardi, Rochelle Newman

Currently

Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo (2020-); Postdoctoral fellow, Acoustical Society of American (2019-2020)


Dongwoo Park, PhD (2017)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik, Omer Preminger

Currently

Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Korea National Open University


Zoe Schlueter, PhD (2017)

Dissertation

Chair

Ellen Lau

Currently

Postdoctoral researcher, Linguistics, Artic University of Norway at Tromsø (2019-)


Juliana Gerard, PhD (2016)

Dissertation

Chair

Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Lecturer, Linguistics, School of Communication, University of Ulster


Shota Momma, PhD (2016)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Assistant Professor, Linguistics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst


Carolina Petersen, PhD (2016)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein, Howard Lasnik


Dustin Chacón, PhD (2015)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Research scientist, New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi


Sayaka Goto, PhD (2015)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Part-time Lecturer, Aoyama Gakuin University


Kaitlyn Harrigan, PhD (2015)

Dissertation

Chair

Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Lecturer of Psycholinguistics, Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary


Angela Xiaoxue He, PhD (2015)

Dissertation

Chair

Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Research Assistant Professor, Brain and Mind Institute, Chinese University of Hong Kong


Yuki Ito, PhD (2015)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Deceased


Naho Orita, PhD (2015)

Dissertation

Chair

Naomi Feldman

Currently

Junior Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science


Aaron Steven White, PhD (2015)

Dissertation

Chair

Valentine Hacquard, Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Assistant Professor, Linguistics and Data Science, University of Rochester


Kenshi Funakoshi, PhD (2014)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Lecturer, Mie University


Yakov Kronrod, PhD (2014)

Dissertation

Chair

Naomi Feldman

Currently

Data Scientist, Alexa Data Services


Sol Lago, PhD (2014)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Assistant Professor, Institute for Romance Languages and Literatures, Goethe University Frankfurt


Chris Laterza, PhD (2014)

Dissertation

Chair

Paul Pietroski


Dan Parker, PhD (2014)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Assistant Professor, English and Linguistics, College of William and Mary


Megan Sutton, PhD (2014)


Alexis Wellwood, PhD (2014)

Dissertation

Chair

Valentine Hacquard

Currently

Assistant Professor, Philosophy, University of Southern California


Shannon Barrios, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

William Idsardi

Currently

Assistant Professor, Linguistics, University of Utah


Wing Yee Chow, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Lecturer [Asst. Prof.] in Experimental Linguistics, University College London


Ewan Dunbar, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

William Idsardi

Currently

Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Formal Linguistics, University of Paris Diderot (Paris 7)


Michaël Gagnon, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

Alexander Williams

Currently

Nuance Communications, Natural Language Understanding Engineer; Postdoctoral Fellow, Université du Québec à Montréal


Dave Kush, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips, Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim


Brooke Larson, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein, Howard Lasnik

Currently

Visiting Assistant Professor, Linguistics, University of Iowa


Shevaun Lewis, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Assistant Director and Assistant Research Professor, Language Science Center, University of Maryland


Rebecca McKeown, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein


Heather Taylor, PhD (2013)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Visiting Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, 2014-


Annie Gagliardi, PhD (2012)

Dissertation

Chair

Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Veterinary school


Terje Lohndal, PhD (2012)

Dissertation

Chair

Paul Pietroski

Currently

Associate Professor of English Linguistics, Department of Modern Foreign Languages, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim


Brian Dillon, PhD (2011)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, UMass Amherst


Alex Drummond, PhD (2011)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein, Howard Lasnik

Currently

Software engineer, Circuit Hub


So-One Hwang, PhD (2011)

Dissertation

Chair

William Idsardi

Currently

Postdoc, UCSD


Maki Kishida, PhD (2011)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein


Shiti Malhotra, PhD (2011)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein, Howard Lasnik

Currently

Lecturer in Linguistics, Northeastern University


Ilknur Oded, PhD (2011)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Chairperson position at the Multi-Language Department, Defense Language Institute


Ariane Rhone, PhD (2011)

Dissertation

Chair

William Idsardi

Currently

Associate Research Scientist, Human Brain Research Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa


Joshua Riley, PhD (2011)

Dissertation

Chair

William Idsardi

Currently

Resident in General Psychiatry at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/ Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic


Chris Dyer, PhD (2010)

Dissertation

Chair

Philip Resnik

Currently

Researcher, DeepMind; Assistant Professor, Language Technologies Institute and Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University (2012-)


Tim Hunter, PhD (2010)

Dissertation

Chair

Amy Weinberg

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, UCLA


Johannes Jurka, PhD (2010)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Director of Refugee Home, Caritas Vienna, Austria


Akira Omaki, PhD (2010)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Deceased; formerly Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington


Diogo Almeida, PhD (2009)

Dissertation

Chair

David Poeppel

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, NYU Abu Dhabi


Atakan Ince, PhD (2009)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Academic Writing Instructor, Montgomery College; English Instructor, Virginia Tech; Turkish language instructor and materials developer, MultiLingual Solutions


Ellen Lau, PhD (2009)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland


Yuval Marton, PhD (2009)

Dissertation

Chair

Philip Resnik

Currently

Postdoc, statistical machine translation, IBM


Philip Monahan, PhD (2009)

Dissertation

Chair

William Idsardi, David Poeppel

Currently

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Centre for French and Linguistics


Chizuru Nakao, PhD (2009)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik and Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Lecturer (= Asst Prof.), Faculty of Foreign Languages, Daito Bunka University (2010-)


Eri Takahashi, PhD (2009)

Dissertation

Chair

Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Lecturer, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Centre for French and Linguistics


Stacey Conroy, PhD (2008)

Dissertation

Chair

Jeffrey Lidz

Currently

Founder and director of Fresh Stitches, crochet design company


Chunyuan Jing, PhD (2008)


Ivan Ortega-Santos, PhD (2008)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Memphis


Clare Stroud, PhD (2008)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Program Officer, National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine


Matt Wagers, PhD (2008)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Cruz


Pritha Chandra, PhD (2007)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Assistant Professor, Linguistics, IIT, Delhi


Takuya Goro, PhD (2007)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Ibaraki University, Japan


Stephan Greene, PhD (2007)

Dissertation

Chair

Philip Resnik

Currently

Senior Software Engineer, Natural Language Processing Group, ATG Inc.


Huan Luo, PhD (2007)

Dissertation

Chair

David Poeppel

Currently

State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China


Lisa Pearl, PhD (2007)

Dissertation

Chair

Amy Weinberg

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Cognitive Science, UC Irvine


Jon Sprouse, PhD (2007)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Connecticut


Maria Chait, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

David Poeppel

Currently

Senior Lecturer, The Ear Institute, University College London


Robert Fiorentino, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

David Poeppel

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Kansas


Tomohiro Fujii, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education and Human Sciences, Yokohama National University


Scott Fults, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Paul Pietroski

Currently

Principal Research Scientist (Computational Linguistics), Battelle Memorial Institute


Lydia Grebenyova, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Assistant Professor, Department of English, Baylor University


Youngmi Jeong, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Library Information Science program at Simmon's College


Utako Minai, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Jeffrey Lidz, Paul Pietroski

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Kansas


Hajime Ono, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Howard Lasnik

Currently

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts, Tsuda College, Tokyo


Leticia Pablos, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips, Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Researcher, Centre for Linguistics, Universiteit Leiden


Usama Soltan, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Associate Professor, International Studies and Arabic, Middlebury College


Masaya Yoshida, PhD (2006)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University


Ilhan Cagri, PhD (2005)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein


John Drury, PhD (2005)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stony Brook University


Soo-Min Hong, PhD (2005)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein


Nina Kazanina, PhD (2005)

Dissertation

Chair

Colin Phillips

Currently

Senior Lecturer, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol


Luisa Meroni, PhD (2005)

Dissertation

Chair

Stephen Crain

Currently

Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages, Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS


Nobue Mori, PhD (2005)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriageraka


Graciela Tesan, PhD (2005)

Dissertation

Chair

Rosalind Thornton

Currently

MEG Lab Manager, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science


Max Guimarães, PhD (2004)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Professor & Researcher, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil


Elixabete Murguia Gomez, PhD (2004)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka & Amy Weinberg

Currently

Linguist Project Manager at Google near Madrid, Spain


Cilene Rodrigues, PhD (2004)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Professor, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Honorary Research Fellow, Linguistics, University College London


Itziar San Martin, PhD (2004)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Basque Country


Dissertation

Chair

David Poeppel

Currently

Executive Director, NeuroSpin MEG Lab


Rachel Channon, PhD (2002)

Dissertation

Chair

Linda Lombardi

Currently

Independent Researcher


Juan Carlos Castillo, PhD (2001)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Languages and Literatures, University of Northern Iowa


Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Yi-ching Su, PhD (2001)

Dissertation

Chair

Stephen Crain

Currently

Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan


Kleanthes K. Grohmann, PhD (2000)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Associate Professor, Department of English Studies, University of Cyprus


Jianxin Wu, PhD (1999)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein


Julien Musolino, PhD (1998)

Dissertation

Chair

Stephen Crain

Currently

Associate Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University


Cristina Schmitt, PhD (1996)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Associate Professor of Linguistics, Michigan State University


Jairo Nunes, PhD (1995)

Dissertation

Chair

Juan Uriagereka

Currently

Associate Professor of Linguistics, Universidade de Sao Paulo


Alan Munn, PhD (1993)

Dissertation

Chair

Norbert Hornstein

Currently

Associate Professor of Linguistics, Michigan State University