Associate Professor, Linguistics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Visiting Scholar, Drs. Tokowicz & Perfetti
Education and Training
PhD, University of Pittsburgh
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.
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