School of Communication

Bilingualism and Psycholinguistics Research Group

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Principal Investigator

Dr. Viorica Marian Professor Viorica Marian, Ph.D.,
Ralph and Jean Sundin Endowed Chair in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Email: vmarian@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-2420
Website: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/faculty/VioricaMarian
Research interests: bilingualism and multilingualism, language and cognition, language processing, language and memory, language learning, audio-visual integration in bilinguals and monolinguals, bilingual assessment, neurolinguistics of bilingualism, computational modeling of bilingual language processing, and eye-tracking
Sample publications:

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Academic Family Tree

Post-Doctoral Fellows

James Bartolotti James Bartolotti, Ph.D.
Email: j-bartolotti@u.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: novel language learning in monolinguals and bilinguals, and cross-linguistic interaction during learning
Recent publications:

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

PhD candidates

Peiyao Chen Peiyao Chen, M.S.
Email: peiyaochen@u.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: emotional word processing in bilinguals, and the influence of L2 experience on cognition
Recent publications:

  • Chen, P. & Marian, V. (in press). Bilingual spoken word recognition. In M. G. Gaskell & J. Mirković (Eds.), Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition. Psychology Press.

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Max Freeman Max Freeman, M.A.
Email: freeman@u.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: bilingual language acquisition in children and adults (atypical and typical populations), code-switching, bilingual phonology, and executive functions in bilingual speakers
Recent publications:

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

PhD students

Sirada Sirada Rochanavibhata
Email: siradarochanavibhata2020@u.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: bilingual language development, language learning (L1/L2 & multilingualism), environmental influences on language acquisition, language-mixing/code-switching, bilingualism and ageing, and bilingualism and memory.
Recent presentations:

  • Rochanavibhata, S., Atagi, N., Schonberg, C. C., Sandhofer, C. M. (2015, March). The Relation Between Bilingual Children’s Productive Vocabularies and Word Learning. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Veeraswami, S., Rochanavibhata, S., Goldenberg, E. R., Sandhofer, C. M., Repetti, R. (2015, March). The Relationship Between the Environmental Context and Noun Categories in Children’s Linguistic Input. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Momoko Takahashi Momoko Takahashi
Email: momokotakahashi2021@u.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: language and cognition in bilinguals.

Research Associates

Anthony Shook Anthony Shook, Ph.D.
Email: a-shook@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: language processing in bilinguals, computational models of language, and bimodal bilingualism
Recent publications:

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Jen Krizman Jen Krizman, Ph.D.
Email: j-krizman@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-2459
Research interests: auditory processing in bilinguals, and neural correlates of bilingualism
Recent publications:

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Sunhee Ko Sunhee Ko, Ph.D.
Email: rnldua76@gmail.com
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: language disorders, bilingual language acquisition, bilingual children with language impairment, and bilingual assessment
Recent publications:

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Munirah AlKhuwaiter Munirah AlKhuwaiter, CCC-SPL, MS-SLL
Email: MunirahAlkhuwaiter2012@u.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: bilingualism, language learning, language and cognition, language learning in children with disorders
Recent publication:

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Ashley Leung Ashley Leung
Email: ashleychuikay@hotmail.com
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: language development and cognition in bilinguals

Undergraduate Students

Evelyn Hudson
Email: EvelynHudson2018@u.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: language and memory, American Sign Language

High School Students

Julia Borland
Email: JuliaBorland202@u.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-2709
Research interests: bilingualism

Alumni

Margarita Kaushanskaya, Ph.D.
currently Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
kaushanskaya@wisc.edu

Henrike Blumenfeld, Ph.D.
currently Associate Professor, San Diego State University
henrike.blumenfeld@sdsu.edu

Scott Schroeder, Ph.D.
currently Assistant Professor, Hofstra University
Scott.R.Schroeder@hofstra.edu

Susan C. Bobb, Ph.D.
currently Assistant Professor, Gordon College
scb207@gmail.com

Tuan Q. Lam, Ph.D.
currently Visiting Assistant Professor, Loyola University New Orleans
tuanq.lam@gmail.com

Sarah Chabal, Ph.D.
currently Research Psychologist, U.S. Defense Sector
sarahchabal@gmail.com

Yasmeen Faroqi Shah, Ph.D.
currently Associate Professor, University of Maryland
yshah@hesp.umd.edu

Li Sheng, Ph.D.
currently Associate Professor, University of Texas-Austin
lil-sh@northwestern.edu

Elena Dukhovny, Ph.D.
currently Assistant Professor, California State University
elena.dukhovny@csueastbay.edu

Caitlin Fausey, Ph.D.
currently Assistant Professor, University of Oregon
cfausey@indiana.edu

Caroline Larson, M.Ed., SLP-CCC/L
currently Ph.D. student, University of Iowa
calarson033@gmail.com

Jay Mittal
currently Resident in General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
j-mittal@northwestern.edu

Alison Moy
currently M.D. student, University of Texas-Houston
a-moy-1@northwestern.edu

Rachel Tepe
currently Dental Resident, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Justin White
currently Masters Student in Speech-Language Pathology, University of Iowa
justin-white@uiowa.edu

David Chi
currently Dentistry Student, University of Washington
davidmcchi@gmail.com

 

Collaborators

Henrike Blumenfeld, Ph.D., San Diego State University

Susan C. Bobb, Ph.D., Gordon College

Kailyn Bradley, Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Karen Emmorey, Ph.D., San Diego State University

Marcel Giezen, Ph.D., San Diego State University

Arturo Hernandez, Ph.D., University of Houston

Noriko Hoshino, Ph.D., Kobe City University of Foreign Studies

Margarita Kaushanskaya, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nina Kraus, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Tuan Q. Lam, Ph.D., Loyola University New Orleans

K.K. Luke, Ph.D., Nanyang Technological University

Karla McGregor, Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Li Sheng, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Scott Schroeder, Ph.D., Hofstra University

Michael Spivey, Ph.D., University of California, Merced