Graduate Students

AnonKathleen Ammerman
BA in Psychology, Penn State University
First year Ph.D. student in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience
Research interests: language development,second language learning, and plasticity.

 

 

DowneyBreana Downey
B.S. Neuroscience, B.A. Spanish, University of Pittsburgh
Second year Ph.D. student in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience
Research interests: how a person's language experiences (specifically, knowing more than one language) shape their brain and behavior.

 

 

GetzHeidi Getz
B.A. Linguistics and French, Georgetown University
Fourth year Ph.D. student in Linguistics
Research interests: how children learn correlations among patterns of syntax and morphology; how the brain processes syntax.

 

 

HandshuhAlix Handshuh
B.A. Linguistics, University of Michigan
Second year Ph.D. student in Linguistics
Research interests: hierarchical structure in language and action; language acquisition, processing hierarchical structure in the brain.

 

 

AnonShannon Mooney
BA in Linguistics, Anthropology, New York University; MA in Linguistics, University of Toronto
Fourth year Ph.D. student in Linguistics
Research interests: language variation and change, quantitative sociolinguistics, and usage-based approaches to phonology and morphosyntax.

 

 

SchulerKathryn Schuler
BA in Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester
Fifth year Ph.D. student in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience
Research interests: how language is acquired by young children; statistical learning, learning rules and variation.

 

 

AnonSakol Suethanapornkul
MA in Second Language studies, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Third year Ph.D. student in Linguistics
Research interests: second language acquisition, statistical learning, corpus linguistics.