Students

 
:: As Adviser and Dissertation Committee Chair:
 
Yuyin He
Ph.D. thesis:  Time in Mandarin: The Fingerprints of Tense and Finiteness, 2020
 

Dorothy Ahn
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Rutgers University, NJ
Ph.D. thesis: THAT thesis: A competition-based mechanism for anaphoric expressions, Harvard University, 2019

Teodora Mihoc
Assistant Head Tutor, Harvard University
Ph.D. thesis: Decomposing Logic: Modified numerals, porlarity and exhaustification, Harvard University, 2019

Yimei Xiang
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Rutgers University, NJ
Ph.D. thesis: Interpreting Questions with Non-Exhaustive Answers, Harvard University, 2017.

Greg Scontras
Associate Professor, Department of Language Sciences, University of California Irvine
Ph.D. thesis: The Semantics of Measurement, Harvard University, 2014.

Maria del Mar Bassa Vanrell
Visiting Lecturer, Wellesley College
Ph.D. thesis: Scope, Scalarity, and Polarity in Aspectual Marking: The case of English ‘until’ and Spanish ‘hasta’, University of Texas, Austin, 2017. Co-chair with John Beavers.

Andreea Nicolae
Researcher, Leibniz-Center of General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin
Ph.D. thesis: Any questions? Polarity as a window into the semantics of questions, Harvard University, 2013.

Li Julie Jiang
Associate Professor of Chinese Linguistics, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Ph.D. thesis: Nominal arguments and language variation, Harvard University, 2013. Co-chair with C.-T. James Huang

Jacopo Romoli
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, School of Communication & Media, University of Ulster
Ph.D. thesis: Soft but strong. Neg-raising, soft presuppositions and exhaustification, Harvard University, 2012.

Hazel Pearson
Senior Lecturer in Formal Semantics, Linguistics Department, Queen Mary University of London
Ph.D. thesis: The sense of self: Topics on the semantics of De Se expressions, Harvard University, 2012.

Hsiu-chen Daphne Liao
Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Ph.D. thesis: Alternatives and exhaustification: Non-interrogative uses of Chinese wh-words, Harvard University, 2011.

Clemens Mayr
Professor, English Department, Linguistics Section, University of Göttingen
Ph.D. thesis: The role of alternatives and strength in grammar, Harvard University, 2010.

Adam Z. Wyner
Associate Professor in Law and Computer Science, School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Ph.D. thesis: Boolean event lattices and thematic roles in the syntax and semantics of adverbial modification, Cornell University, 1994

William McClure
Professor of Japanese at Queens College and Linguistics at CUNY Graduate Center
Dean of Faculty for the Division of Arts and Humanities, Queens College
Ph.D. thesis: Syntactic projection of the semantics of aspect, Cornell University, 1992.

Veneeta Dayal
Dorothy R. Diebold Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Yale University
Ph.D. thesis: Wh dependencies in Hindi and the theory of grammar, Cornell University, 1991.

 

:: As Dissertation Committee Member:
 
  • Beom-mo Kang (Brown  University)
  • Chu-ren Huang (Cornell University)
  • Shyam Kapur (Computer Science, Cornell University)
  • Keiko Yoshida (Cornell University)
  • Federica Busa (Brandeis University)
  • Luca Dini (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
  • Francesca Panzeri (University of Milan)
  • Maria Aloni (University of Amsterdam)
  • Marjana Marelji (University of Utrecht)
  • Takeo Kurafuji (Rutgers University)
  • Valentine Hacquard (MIT)
  • Sophia Malamud (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Marta Abrusan (MIT)
  • Jun-ri Shimada (MIT)
  • Anamaria Falaus (University of Nantes)
  • Luka Crnic (MIT)
  • Natalia Ivlieva (MIT)
  • Suzi Lima (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
  • Nadine Bade (University of Tübingen)
  • Mingming Liu (Rutgers University)
  • Milica Denič (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris)
  • Yagmur Sag (Rutgers University)
  • Halima Husic (Ruhr's University)