Thomas A. Wasow Visiting Scholars in Symbolic Systems
The Thomas A. Wasow Visiting Scholars in Symbolic Systems is a series at Stanford inaugurated in 2006. Supported by an endowment grant from anonymous donors, Wasow Scholars are chosen for their outstanding research contributions in areas of current interest across two or more departments represented within the Symbolic Systems Program. Visits by Wasow Scholars to Stanford may last for one or more weeks, and include a mix of public talks and informal discussion with students and faculty.
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Tom Wasow, Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy, is a founder and long-time director (1992-2000 and 2001-2005) of the Symbolic Systems Program. Tom's outstanding work in building and teaching in the program has been recognized through several university honors, including the Rhodes Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (1996), a Bert and Candace Forbes University Fellowship in Undergraduate Education (2003-present), the Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award for contributions to undergraduate education (2004). Now the C. I. Lewis Professor of Philosophy and Professor and Chair of the Linguistics Department, Tom continues to teach in SSP and serves on the Symbolic Systems Program Committee.
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