Josh is a Ph.D. Student in Theoretical Linguistics at the University of Arizona. His main interests are syntax and psycholinguitics with focus on bilingual first language acquisition. His research also relates to the structure of Slavic and Turkic languages.
Intern Mark J. Harris was an intern during the fall of 2006 while a sophomore at Dartmouth College. With a budding interest in language acquisition, he joined LARC to learn more about language development in children and to assist in the ongiong research studies of Dr. Natalie Batmanian and Dr. [...]
Research Assistant Deniz Cebenoyan got her BS from Carnegie Mellon University with majors in Psychology and Spanish. Upon graduating in 2005, she began working as an RA at both LARC and the GEP and remained there until June 2006. During this period, she spent many an afternoon eagerly poring over [...]
Research Assistant Brett Marroquín is currently a graduate student in clinical psychology at Yale University, where he is studying social-cognitive and affective processes that may be implicated in suicide, self-injury, and other maladaptive escape behaviors. He received his B.A. in English and Creative Writing from New York University in 2002, [...]
Research Assistant Katherine Surrence is currently pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She’s studying the relationships between cognition and emotion in the Child Emotion Research Lab using behaviorial and psychophysiology methods. In addition to her work at LARC, while at Hunter College she worked in [...]
Research Assistant/Lab Manager Laura Hennefield is currently a graduate student in Psychology at Washington University in St Louis. She is studying the development of preferences in infants and young children in Lori Markson’s Cognition and Development Lab. Laura received her MA in Psychology from Hunter College in 2008, where she [...]
Intern Jacky de la Torre will be graduating from Dartmouth College in 2010 with a B.A. in Linguistics and French Literature. She enjoys transcribing random words in IPA and studying completely unrelated languages she will probably never use, such as Hmong, Maori, and Swahili.
Intern Alicia Holland is a freshman at SUNY Binghamton. As an intern at the lab and a member of the student research program at Bronx High School of Science, she helped with ongoing experiments and studied how monolingual and non-monolingual English speakers produce sentences. She focused on the effect of [...]
Intern Jessica completed her Bachelor’s degree in 2008 at Bard College where she focused on Psychology, Gender Studies, and Foreign Languages. Her primary interests are in clinical and cognitive psychology as well as teaching and learning new languages.
Intern Pooja Paul will graduate from the Claremont Colleges, CA, in 2011 with a degree in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, and a minor in Studio Art. Besides English, she speaks Malayalam, Japanese and Hindi. She is interested in computational models of language, and is currently working on case in Malayalam. [...]