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Aaron White

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Starting Fall 2017

PhD, 2015, University of Maryland

(585) 275-8053
Fax: (585) 275-8053
aaron.white@rochester.edu

Office Hours: By appointment

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Biography

Interests:  Computational psycholinguistics, syntactic and semantic theory, first language acquisition.

My dissertation, Information and Incrementality in Syntactic Bootstrapping, was co-advised by Valentine Hacquard and Jeff Lidz.

From 2015 to 2017, I was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University’s Science of Learning Institute with affiliations in the Department of Cognitive Science and the Center for Language and Speech Processing. While at Hopkins, I worked on the JHU Decompositional Semantics Initiative (Decomp), led by Ben Van Durme and Kyle Rawlins, and I led the MegaAttitude Project with Kyle Rawlins.