Raiane Salles’ successful PhD defense

Congratulations to the new Dr. Raiane Salles, for a successful PhD defense today! The thesis is entitled “Functional categorization parameters: Argumenthood with functional heads other than D in Carioca Brazilian Portuguese and Pirahã.” Dr. Salles was supervised by Dr. Lisa Matthewson, with committee members Dr. Hotze Rullmann and Dr. Martina Wiltschko (Universitat Pompeu Fabra). Also participating in the defense were Dr. Marcin Morzycki, Dr. Darko Odic (UBC Psychology), Dr. Jon Beasley-Murray (UBC French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies), and Dr. Ileana Paul (Western University, Department of French Studies).