Education

1990-1995 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D. in Linguistics, July 1995
Dissertation title: Indefinite Topics
Dissertation Committee: Irene Heim (chair), Noam Chomsky, Kai von Fintel, David Pesetsky.
1992-1993 Université de Genève (Switzerland)
Diplôme d’Études Supérieures (M.A.) in Comparative Syntax, October 1993
Thesis title: “Partitives and Existentials”
1987-1990 University of California at Santa Cruz
B.A. in Linguistics, Highest Honors, June 1990
Honors thesis: “The Italian Participial Absolute”
1982-1986 Università di Padova (Italy)
Statistical, Demographical and Actuarial Sciences