Joseph E. Aoun
Linguist; Educator; Academic administrator
Public Affairs, Business, and Administration
Educational and Academic Leadership
President of Northeastern University, renowned for its experiential approach to learning and its commitment to interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. An internationally recognized scholar in linguistics, and has published extensively, including The Syntax of Arabic (2010), Essays on the Representational and Derivational Nature of Grammar (2003) and The Syntax of Scope (1993). In 2006, the French Government awarded him the Chevalier de L'Ordre des Palmes Acad?miques.