The Weekly Newsletter of MIT Linguistics

Sherry Chen defends!

Congratulations are in order for Sherry Yong Chen, who successfully and brilliantly defended her dissertation this Wednesday, entitled “Asymmetries in Presupposition Projection: Processing and Acquisition”.

We asked Sherry to summarize its central achievement, and she told us that it “provides novel empirical evidence from adult sentence processing and language acquisition supporting the Asymmetric view of presupposition projection”. Following her defense, we had our first in-person celebration in over two years! This July, Sherry will join Amazon Alexa AI as a Knowledge Engineer.

Congratulations, Sherry!!!