Graduates


Shannon Barrios

Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Degrees: BA (Spanish, Secondary Education), State University of New York, Geneseo; MA (Linguistics), Syracuse University

Interests: speech perception, second language acquisition, syntax


Wing Yee Chow

Current position:postdoc, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain, and Language, San Sebastian, Spain

Degrees: BA (Psychology), McGill University

Interests: cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, second language acquisition


Svetlana Cook

Current position:Research Associate, CASL

Degrees: PhD Second Language Acquisition, UMD; MA (English, French Language Education), Tambov State University, Russia

Interests: second language acquisition


Brian Dillon

Current position:Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Degrees: PhD Linguistics, UMD; BA (Linguistics), State University of New York, Buffalo

Interests: psycholinguistics, cognitive neuroscience, computational modeling, phonological development


Alex Drummond

Current position: Visiting Assistant Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Degrees: PhD Linguistics, UMD; BA (Linguistics), University College, London; MRes (Speech, Language, & Cognition), University College, London, UK

Interests: syntax, computational linguistics


Ewan Dunbar

Current position:postdoc, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France

Degrees: BSc (Linguistics & Computing), University of Toronto; MA (Linguistics), University of Toronto, Canada

Interests: computational models of phonological learning


Annie Gagliardi

Current position: postdoc, Harvard University

Degrees: PhD Linguistics, UMD; BA (Linguistics), Cornell University

Interests: language acquisition, language processing, syntax, morphology


Michael Gagnon

Current position: Lecturer, UMD Linguistics

Degrees: BA (Linguistics), Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Interests: semantics


Gisela Granena

Current position: Postdoc, Second Language Acquisition, UMD

Degrees: PhD Second Language Acquisition; BA (English Studies, Minor Linguistics), University of Barcelona; MA (Intercultural Communication), University of Maryland, Baltimore

Interests: second language acquisition, critical periods


Erika Hussey

Current Positionpostdoc, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Degrees: BA (Psychology, Cognitive Science, & Business Economics), Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Interests: language processing, memory, executive control


So-One Hwang

Current position:postdoc, UC San Diego

Degrees: PhD Linguistics, UMD; BA (Linguistics), Harvard University; MA (Linguistics), Harvard University

Interests: cognitive neuroscience, signed languages, syntax


In Yeong Ko

Current position: Human Development

Degrees: PhD Human Development, UMD; BA (Psychology), Ewha Women's University; MA (Cognitive Psychology), Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea

Interests: language and literacy; reading development in bilinguals and second language learners


Dave Kush

Current position:postdoc, Haskins Labs/Yale University, New Haven, CT

Degrees: BA (Linguistics), University of Michigan

Interests: psycholinguistics, syntax, semantics


Shevaun Lewis

Current position:postdoc, Johns Hopikins University

Degrees: BA (Cognitive Science), Yale University

Interests: psycholinguistics, language acquisition, language disorders


Candise Lin

Current position:postdoc, University of Southern California

Degrees: BA (Psychology and East Asian Language and Culture), University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Interests: language acquisition, bilingualism, phonological processing


Derek Monner

Current position: Software Engineer, Google, Seattle, WA

Degrees: PhD in Computer Science, UMD; PBS (Mathematics & Computer Science), University of Iowa, Iowa City

Interests: computational models of language disorders, second language acquisition


Pei-Tzu Tsai

Current position: Asst Prof San Jose State University; Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences

Degrees: PhD Hearing and Speech Sciences, UMD; BA (English Linguistics & Literature) National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan; MA (Hearing and Speech Sciences), University of Maryland

Interests: language production, fluency disorders


Joshua Riley-Graham

Current position: Medical Student at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Degrees: PhD Linguistics, UMD; BA (Linguistics), University of Cambridge, UK

Interests: cognitive neuroscience, phonology, foreign accent syndrome, stuttering


Brendan Ritchie

Current position: postdoc, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Degrees: BA (Philosophy), University of Manitoba

Interests: philosophy of mind, vision science


Sunyoung Lee-Ellis

Current position: Foreign Service Institute, US Department of State

Degrees: PhD Second Language Acquisition, UMD; A (English Language & Literature), Korea University, Seoul, Korea; MA (English as a Second Language), University of Hawaii, Honolulu

Interests: second language acquisition, heritage language learning, speech perception