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Employment

2016-present, Assistant Professor in Linguistics, Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA

2015-2016, Postdoctoral Fellow, Andrew W. Mellon Diversity Fellowship
College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Linguistics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

2015, Course Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Education

2010-2015, Ph.D. Linguistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Dissertation: “The Syntax of Mi’gmaq: A configurational account”

Supervisors: Jessica Coon, Michael Wagner, and Alan Bale

 

2013 Attendee Linguistics Society of America Summer Institute, University of Michigan

2008-2010 Carleton University
BAH (Highest Honors) Linguistics
Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language

1996-2002 Queen’s University
BA, minor Sociology

Funding & awards

2014. Lara Riente Memorial Prize in Linguistics, $250

2014. Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music Graduate Travel Grant, $700

2013. Honourable mention: 2013 Canadian Linguistics Society Best Student Paper Award ‘Wh-movement in Mi’gmaq’

2013. LSA Summer Institute Fellowship, $1,700

2013. Graduate Student Travel Award, McGill University, $1,000

2012. Fonds du Recherche Société et Culture, $60,000 (received $20,000 due to overlap with SSHRC)

2012. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship, $40,000

2011. Graduate Excellence Fellowship, McGill University, $5,000

2011. President’s Graduate Fellowship, McGill University, $8,250

2010. Provost’s Graduate Fellowship, McGill University, $5,000

2010. TA Award, Carleton University

2010, Chancellor’s Medal for 2010 graduating class, Carleton University

2010. Dean’s Honour Role Scholarship, Carleton University, $1,000

2010. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Undergraduate Summer Research Award, $4,500

2009. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Undergraduate Summer Research Award, $4,500

Service

2014. Co-organizer of Exploring The Interfaces 3, McGill University

2014. Co-organizer of the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton Syntax Workshop and the Montreal-Ottawa-Laval-Toronto Phonology Workshop, McGill University

2013-14. AGSEM McGill’s Teaching Union Department of Linguistics Representative

2013 Member of the Cyclic Review Committee for the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, for the Faculty of Arts, McGill University

2013. Co-organizer of 2013 North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad, McGill University

2012-13. Graduate Student Representative, Department of Linguistics, McGill University

2012. Abstract reviewer for McGill Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates

2012. Co-organizer & discussant at Exploring the Interfaces I: Word Structure, McGill University

2012. Co-organizer of the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto Phonology Workshop, McGill University

2011-12. Co-founder & President of the Graduate Linguistics At McGill student society

2011. Co-organizer of the Experimental and Theoretical Approaches to Prosody 2, McGill University

2011. Abstract reviewer for McGill Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates

2010. Abstract reviewer for McGill Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates

2010. Co-organizer of Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto Phonology Workshop, Carleton University

2010. Co-organizer of the 15th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference, Carleton University

2009-10. Co-founder & President of the Carleton Applied and Theoretical Linguistics undergraduate student soceity

2008-09. Co-organizer of the Canadian Linguistics Association Conference, Carleton University

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