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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics


  • Hattori | Defense, Job

    Hattori | Defense, Job

    Published on December 18, 2018

    Ryosuke Hattori successfully defended his dissertation. He will be joining the faculty at Kobe Gakuin University, Japan. Congratulations, Ryosuke! Continued »
  • Vanessa Petroj | Defense

    Vanessa Petroj | Defense

    Published on September 6, 2018

    Vanessa Petroj has successfully defended her dissertation Ignoring Language Barriers: Romanian-Serbian Code-Switching. Congratulations, Vanessa! Continued »
  • Koji Shimamura | Defense

    Koji Shimamura | Defense

    Published on August 14, 2018

    Congratulations to Koji Shimamura, who today successfully defended his dissertation "The Theory of Quotative Complementation in Japanese Semanticosyntax". Well done Koji! Continued »
  • Zheng Shen | Defended

    Zheng Shen | Defended

    Published on August 14, 2017

    On August 7, Zheng SHen successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Feature Arithmetic in the Nominal Domain. Congratulations, Zheng! Continued »
  • Aida Talić | Defended

    Aida Talić | Defended

    Published on June 29, 2017

    On June 23, Aida Talić successfully defended her dissertation entitled "From A to N and back: Functional and bare projections in the domain of N and A". Congratulations, Aida! Continued »
  • YongSuk Yoo | Defended

    YongSuk Yoo | Defended

    Published on June 29, 2017

    On June 23, YongSuk Yoo successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Mobility in Syntax: On contextuality in labeling and phases". Congratulations, Yong! Continued »
  • Yuta Sakamoto | Junior Associate Professor at Chukyo University

    Published on May 24, 2017

    Yuta Sakamoto, who defended his dissertation titled "Escape from Silent Syntax" on Jan. 27, 2017, has accepted a junior associate professor position at Chukyo University in Nagoya, Japan. Congratulations, Yuta! Continued »
  • Troy Messick | Defended

    Troy Messick | Defended

    Published on September 18, 2016

    On September 16, 2016, Troy Messick successfully defended his dissertation "The morphosyntax of self ascription: A cross-linguistic study". Congratulations, Troy! Continued »
  • Gísli Harðarson | Defended

    Gísli Harðarson | Defended

    Published on June 16, 2016

    On June 16, 2016, Gísli Harðarson successfully defended has dissertation "Cycling through grammar: On compounds, noun phrases and domains". Congratulations, Gísli! Continued »
  • Neda Todorović | Defended

    Neda Todorović | Defended

    Published on June 15, 2015

    On June 8, Neda Todorović successfully defended her dissertation entitled "On the presence/absence of TP cross-linguistically: syntactic properties and temporal interpretations." Congratulations, Neda! Continued »