Congratulations to one of LSA's honorary foreign members Luigi Rizzi for being elected as a Professor at the Collège de France. The Collège has around 50 chairs in a variety of disciplines, in both science and the humanities. The disciplines and the new members are selected in a rigorous procedure by the professors of the Collège themselves.To be elected at the Collège is one of the highest academic distinctions in France. 

Luigi Rizzi is Professor of linguistics at the University of Siena, as well as a Honorary Professor at the University of Geneva. He is Principal Investigator of the project Syntactic Cartography and Locality in Adult Grammar and Language Acquisition (SynCart), funded by an ERC Advanced Grant at the University of Geneva.

More can be found on Professor Luigi Rizzi here as well as an official announcement here