Congratulations to Brian Buccola and Michael Hamilton, who defended their dissertations this summer!

Brian’s dissertation, co-supervised by Luis Alonso-Ovalle and Bernhard Schwarz and defended August 26th, is titled “Maximality in the semantics of modified numerals.” Brian heads to Israel soon where he will be a post-doctoral fellow at the Language, Logic, and Cognition Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Congrats Brian!

Brian with his supervisors, Bernhard and Luis

Mike defended his dissertation “The syntax of Mi’gmaq: A configurational account” on August 10th. Mike was co-supervised by Jessica Coon and Michael Wagner, and has just begun a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cornell University. Congratulations Mike!