Students and PostDocs

PhD students:

Past students and postdocs:



    • Pengxiang Cheng, 2020: Learning Better Latent Representations from Semantic Knowledge.

    • Elisa Ferracane, 2020 (co-advised with Junyi Jessy Li): Subjective Discourse Analysis.

    • Su Wang, 2020 (co-advised with Greg Durrett): Exploring Distributional Semantics in Lexical Representations and Narrative Modeling.

    • Alex Rosenfeld, 2019: Computational models of lexical change.

    • Stephen Roller, 2017 (co-advised with Ray Mooney): Identifying Lexical Relationships and Entailments with Distributional Semantics.

    • Iz Beltagy, 2016. (co-advised with Ray Mooney): Natural Language Semantics Using Probabilistic Logic.

    • Nicholas Gaylord, 2013 (co-advised with Colin Bannard): The "resolution" of word meaning in context.

    • Taesun Moon, 2011: Word meaning in context as a paraphrase distribution: Evidence, Learning, and Inference.

    • Alexis Palmer, 2009 (co-advised with Jason Baldridge): Semi-automated annotation and active learning for language documentation.


    • Alex Tomkovich

    • Inge de Bleecker

    • Stephen Hilderbrand

Honors theses and undergraduate research assistants:

    • Isaiah Hogue

    • Gus Baker-Kallus

  • Sunny Ananthanarayan

  • Kaitlin Adams

  • Kelsey Ball

  • Urmilla Banerjee

  • Riley Brands

  • Meghana Chappidi

  • Aidan Coyne.

  • Trevor Fountain.

  • Kristen Marshello

  • Travis Nguyen

  • Jessika Roesner

  • Emily Tagtow

  • Jeane Wenzel

  • Winston Wu

  • Andrew Young

Research assistants:

    • Siddharth Subramaniam


    • Kelly Smith

Diploma theses:

    • Oliver Culo, 2006. Thesis: "Methoden zur manuellen und automatischen Verknuepfung semantischer Verbklassifikationen"

    • Hajo Keffer, 2003. Thesis: "Automatic frame annotation for German"