Byron Ahn (Ph.D. 2015) and Laura Kalin (Ph.D. 2014) have both accepted tenure-track positions in linguistics at Princeton University. Byron is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College, while Laura is currently a post-doctoral fellow at UConn. They will be joining former department visitor Florian Lionnet (UC Berkeley) as new faculty in the department.
Congratulations Byron and Laura!
In some delayed news, Jun Yashima (Ph.D. 2015) recently took up a full-time lectureship (Assistant Prof.) at Senshu University in Tokyo. Jun commenced this position in April.
Department alumna, Rebecca Scarborough (Ph.D. 2005), who is currently an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department at U. Colorado, Boulder, has recently been awarded tenure! Read about it here: https://connections.cu.edu/news/tenure-list-june-2015/
Dustin Bowers has accepted a post-doctoral position at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton. He will be working under Antti Arppe under the grant Alberta Language Technology Lab in the Department of Linguistics. He will begin this position in September.
UCLA alumnus, Jason Kandybowicz (Ph.D. 2007, currently at the U. of Kansas) has accepted a position in syntax at the City University of New York in New York City. Jason will be joining them in the Fall as an Associate Prof, joining other alumnus, Jason Bishop (Ph.D. 2013, CSI & CUNY Grad. Center).
Heather Burnett (Ph.D. 2012) who is currently a post-doctoral researcher on the Syntactic Microvariation of the Romance Languages of France project within the CLLE-ERSS will be a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sociolinguistics Lab at the University of Toronto in the Fall. Following this, in 2016, she will be taking up a permanent research scientist position at the CNRS housed in the Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle at the Université de Paris 7 – Denis Diderot.
Congratulations Heather! This is fantastic news!
Byron Ahn (Ph.D. 2014), who is currently a visiting assistant professor at Boston University, will be heading to Philadelphia this Fall where he will be a visiting assistant professor at Swarthmore College!