Alumnus Ryan Lepic (Ph.D. 2015), currently an assistant professor at Gallaudet University, was a keynote speaker at the 14th conference of the High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS 14) on November 20-22 with a presentation on “Sign Schemas”.
Congratulations to Hope Morgan (PhD 2017) who has been awarded a post-doctoral fellow position by the Marie Curie COFUND LEaDing Fellows Programme. Hope will be working with Dr. Victoria Nyst at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Hope’s dissertation on Kenyan Sign Language has also been accepted for publication in the de Gruyter Sign Language Typology book series, and will appear in 2020.
Our alumna Naja Ferjan Ramírez, (Ph.D. 2013), currently a research scientist at the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, has just accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Linguistics Department at the University of Washington. Congratulations, Naja!
Our alumna Kathryn Davidson has just accepted a tenure track position in semantics in the linguistics department at Harvard University. She accepted this position after declining a tenure track position in (ASL) child language acquisition in the linguistics department at the University of Washington as well as a 5-year postdoctoral fellowship in cognitive science at Yale University. Please join us in sending Kate our warmest congratulations on her outstanding achievements. – Ivano & Rachel
Boyoung Kim has accepted a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Iowa.
Leslie Lee (PhD 2013) has accepted a Lecturer position in the Department of English Language and Literature at the National University of Singapore.
Lara Hochstein successfully defended her dissertation, Epistemic reasoning and implicature computation in typically-developing children and individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lara is now a Language Arts Product Analyst at IXL Learning.
Ivano Caponigro has received a Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), Stanford University for 2014-2015 and a Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for 2015.
Congratulations to former graduate student Kathryn Davidson who just started in her new position as a postdoctoral associate in Cognitive Science at Yale University.