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Hideki Zamma Honored

Sesquikudos to former visiting scholar (during 2009-2010) Hideki Zamma, who has just received two prestigious awards:

Other prominent linguists who have received the Ichikawa prize include Haruo Kubozono and Naoki Fukui.

This is for the published version of his 2012 Ph.D. thesis Patterns and Categories in English Suffixation and Stress Placement: A Theoretical and Quantitative Study – “a remarkable contribution to the study of English word stress that goes beyond earlier work in accounting for quantitative patterns in the English lexicon”, as Arto summarizes.

Stephanie Shih to Join UC Merced Faculty

And congratulations to Stephanie Shih, who has accepted an offer for a tenure-track faculty position in the department of Cognitive & Information Sciences at UC Merced!

Congratulations to Olga Dmitrieva

Olga Dmitrieva (Ph.D. 2012) has accepted a tenure track offer from Purdue University, with a 50-50 appointment in Russian linguistics (School of languages and cultures) and Linguistics.

Congratulations, Olga!