Sudha Arunachalam

Assistant Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and Linguistics
Sudha Arunachalam
Office phone: 617-353-7491
Fax: 617-353-5074
Office number: SAR 323
Office address: Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Ave.,
Boston, MA 02215
Office hours: Fall 2017: W 10-12, or by appointment.

BA, Linguistics, University of Southern California
MA, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

Professor Arunachalam teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on language acquisition and psycholinguistics in Sargent College. Her research interests include children's lexical acquisition and lexical and syntactic processing. Her lab, the Child Language Lab, is funded by federal and private foundation grants.


Fall 2017

Course number Course title Section Instructor Days Time Room

SAR SH 708

Models of Language

web A1 Arunachalam W 2:30-5:15 SAR TBA
A comprehensive overview of structure and process in language use and development; includes a review on the structure of language in each of the traditional areas of linguistic analysis. In addition, the course will provide an overview of normal language processing in children by reviewing the stages of typical language acquisition. Finally, experimental methods and analysis tools commonly used in language research will be covered.
This is a 3-credit (rather than a 4-credit) course. If you are considering taking this course to satisfy degree requirements, please consult first with the DGS.