Applied Linguistics PhD
Todd Czubek
Todd Czubek
  BS, MEd, Boston University
Dissertation title: "A Multi-dimensional Study of Referring Expressions in American Sign Language" (in progress)
Research interests: ASL/English bilingualism, the role of modality in composition and literacy, and discourse analysis in ASL
Maria LaMendola
Maria LaMendola
  BA and MA, Carnegie Mellon University
Research interests: Western Armenian, philosophy of language, morphology, Article semantics
Pengfei Li
Pengfei Li
  BA, Dalian University of Foreign Languages
MA, Boston University
Research interests: Syntax, focus, first language acquisition, second language acquisition
Applied Linguistics MA
Anne Bertolini
Anne Bertolini
  BA, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Research interests: Bilingualism, ASL, pragmatics, influence of language on thought
Megan Brown
Megan Brown
  BA, BS, University of Connecticut
Research interests: Second language acquisition, bilingualism, syntax, and second language education
I Lei Chan
I Lei Chan
  BA, University of Macau
Research interests: First language acquisition, second language acquisition, bilingualism, language perception, studies in tone languages
Terence Cudney
Terence Cudney
  BA, Dickinson College
Research interests: Syntax, semantics, natural language processing, writing systems, historical linguistics, pragmatics, discourse analysis
Brady Dailey
Brady Dailey
  BS, James Madison University
Research interests: lPhonetics and phonology, psycholinguistics, syntax, historical Linguistics, language acquisition, and Semitic languages
 
Michael DePaola
 
Nazahat Durryyah
Lauren Gerrish
Lauren Gerrish
  BA, Ithaca College
BA, Universidad de Burgos, Spain
Research interests: Phonetics, prosody, syntax,and sociolinguistics with a focus on contact-induced change in Spanish in the United States
Nina Hrebenko
Nina Hrebenko
  BA, Boston University
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, with a focus on contact-induced variation, forensic linguistics, LADO, speech technology
Xinwen Hu
Xinwen Hu
  BA, Suzhou University
Research interests: Second language acquisition, bilingualism, musicians’ advantages in language learning, phonetics
Kayleigh Jeannette
Kayleigh Jeannette
  BA, Saint Anselm College
Research interests: Semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, as well as a particular interest in the documentation and revitalization of endangered languages
Max Kaplan
Max Kaplan
  BA, Wesleyan University
Research interests: Phonology, psycholinguistics, German language
Peter Khoury
Peter Khoury
  BSc, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Research interests: Language variation, evolution of language, comparative syntax,language and mind, L1 and L2 acquisition
Brenden Layte
Brenden Layte
  BFA, Emerson College
Research interests: Bilingualism, psycholinguistics, language variation, autobiographical memory, second language acquisition
 
Walter Lehner
Dominique LoPiccolo
Dominique LoPiccolo
  BA, Liberty University
Research interests: Second language acquisition, bilingualism, acquisition of phonology, cognitive interface between music and speech language processing
Web: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dominique_Lopiccolo
Karen Miller
Karen Miller
  BA, Sam Houston State University
Research interests: Bilingualism, polyglotism, cultural influence on language change and growth, TESOL/ESL, Indo-European languages and in particular Romance and Germanic languages, Japanese linguistics
 
Ryker Reed
Jennifer Scott
Jennifer Scott
  BA, UC Santa Cruz
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, phonetics & phonology, language acquisition
Deborah Waughtal
Deborah Waughtal
  BA, Kansas Newman College
MA, Wichita State University
Research interests: Spanish linguistics, sociophonetics, sociolinguistics, variationist theory, discourse analysis, and dialect contact
Natalie Zaleski
Natalie Zaleski
  BA, Marist College
Research interests: Language acquisition, literacy, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics
Linguistics MA
Margaret Adham
Margaret Adham
  BA in progress, BU
Research interests: Phonology, Spanish linguistics, Albanian language, historical/comparative linguistics, sociolinguistics and variation (particularly in bilingual communities, and between generations within bilingual families)
Erin Jessee
Erin Jessee
  BA, Boston University
Research interests: Syntax, morphosyntax
Lindsay Marino
Lindsay Marino
  BA in progress, BU
Research interests: Psycholinguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and cognitive science
Abigail Pauley
Abigail Pauley
  BA in progress, BU
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, bilingualism, second language acquisition, language variation and change
Kristine Purdy
Kristine Purdy
  BA in progress, BU
Research interests: Semantics and pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and second language acquisition, with a particular interest in Mandarin and Korean
James Sbordone
James Sbordone
  BA in progress, BU
Research interests: Phonology, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, language change, second language acquisition, language revitalization, and bilingualism in the context of language endangerment
Kathryn Turner
Kathryn Turner
  BA in progress, BU
Research interests: Phonetics, language variation, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, natural language processing, and a special interest in Mandarin