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Michelle Yuan is an Assistant Professor in Linguistics at UC San Diego (PhD from MIT, 2018). Her main areas of research are in syntax and its interfaces, and she is broadly interested in questions pertaining to cross-linguistic variation and language universals. She has investigated topics in case and agreement, ergativity, syntactic movement, and polysynthetic wordhood. She specializes in the grammatical structure of the Inuit dialect continuum, with particular focus on the varieties spoken in Eastern Canada.