Katherine Martin

Associate Professor, Linguistics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Visiting Scholar, Drs. Tokowicz & Perfetti

Education and Training

PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

My research focuses on second language literacy development, particularly the influence of writing system on word recognition and spelling; vocabulary learning; and the influence of individual differences such as working memory, phonological awareness, and foreign language anxiety. While at Pitt, I will be working on a project that uses eye-tracking data to examine English reading processes (reading speed, perceptual span) and word recognition (using lexical priming) among readers who are users of English as a second language.

2nd Language Learning Bilingualism Comprehension Interventions Learning & Memory Memory Reading Processes

Related Research Areas

Reading & Language
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Contact

511 MURDC

martinki@pitt.edu