Megan Brown

Teaching Fellow
Megan Brown
Email: mbrown14@bu.edu
Office address: Linguistics Department, 621 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
Office hours: Fall 2019: M 10-12, and by appointment

BA/BS, University of Connecticut
MA, Boston University

Megan completed her BA in Linguistics and Psychology and her BS in Cognitive Science at the University of Connecticut in 2016. Upon finishing her undergraduate work, Megan continued her studies at Boston University, were she received an MA in Applied Linguistics in 2018. Her master’s project investigated the acquisition of grammatical gender in sequential English/Spanish bilinguals learning German as a third language. Her research interests include multilingualism, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and morphosyntax, with an emphasis on L3 acquisition of DP-related syntactic features such as gender, number, and case.

Courses

Fall 2019

Course number Course title Section Instructor Days Time Room

CAS LX 250

Introduction to Linguistics

S2 Brown F 9:05-9:55 PSY B47
S4 Brown F 11:15-12:05 CGS 525
S6 Brown F 2:30-3:20 CGS 113
Study of the fundamental properties that all languages share, and of how languages differ, with respect to structure (sound system, word formation, syntax), expression of meaning, acquisition, variation, and change; cultural and artistic uses of languages; comparison of oral, written, and signed languages. [Prereq: none]
  • Students signing up for CAS LX 250 A1 should also sign up for one of the Friday discussion sections.
  • Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.
  • This course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas:
    • Scientific Inquiry I
    • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
    • Critical Thinking

Spring 2020 (tentative)

Course number Course title Section Instructor Days Time Room

CAS LX 250

Introduction to Linguistics

S1 Brown F 9:05-9:55 WED 208
S2 Brown F 11:15-12:05 CGS 117B
Study of the fundamental properties that all languages share, and of how languages differ, with respect to structure (sound system, word formation, syntax), expression of meaning, acquisition, variation, and change; cultural and artistic uses of languages; comparison of oral, written, and signed languages. [Prereq: none]
  • Students signing up for CAS LX 250 A1 should also sign up for one of the Friday discussion sections.
  • Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.
  • This course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas:
    • Scientific Inquiry I
    • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
    • Critical Thinking