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Research Labs

The Department of Linguistics has a number of faculty members who are actively involved in experimental investigations.  Undergraduate students play an active and central role in our linguistics labs as Research Assistants (RAs).  If you are interested in becoming an RA in a faculty member's lab, please contact the director of the lab listed below.  We encourage all undergraduate students to apply to be an RA through the Aresty Research Center and interview with us during the spring semester.

Comparative and Experimental Syntax Lab

The Comparative and Experimental Syntax Lab theoretically and experimentally explores and compares what constitutes knowledge of language for adult native speakers of various languages, centering principally on Romance and Creole languages, and for second language acquirers. The director is Dr. Viviane Deprez. More information on current projects can be found on the Lab's website.

Laboratory for Developmental Language Studies

The Laboratory for Developmental Language Studies investigates how children acquire their native language, how children and adults process and represent their language, and how experimental and theoretical research in linguistics are mutually informative. The director is Dr. Kristen Syrett. More information can be found on the Lab's website.

Phonology and Field Research Laboratory

The Phonology and Field Research Laboratory houses equipment for high quality audio recording both within the lab and in the field. The director is Dr. Paul de Lacy. More information about their work can be found on the Lab's website.

Related Laboratories in Other Deparments

Language Acquisition and Processing (Karin Stromswold, Psychology)

Psycholinguistics Laboratory (Julien Musolino, Psychology)

The Village (Matthew Stone, Computer Science)

 

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