Indiana University Bloomington

Lab Director

    Chien-Jer Charles Lin

    Assistant Professor

    EALC

    IU email*: chiclin

    Website: https://sites.google.com/site/chienjer/

    Research interests:

    Sentence processing, psycholinguistics

     


    *All IU email domains are 'AT indiana DOT edu'.

Research Assistants

  • Aaron Albin
  • Chung-Lin Yang

Graduate Students

    Aaron Albin

    Linguistics and Second Language Studies

    IU email: aaalbin

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    intonational phonology (especially phrasing and boundary tones) and its acquisition in a second language; synchronic and diachronic models of polysemy; Chinese characters and their associated morphemes in Japanese; Bayesian statistical approaches to modeling linguistic data


    Nicki Dabney

    EALC

    IU email: nadabney

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    Pragmatics (the use of sentence-final particles as a method of expression and a way to further conversation), syntax, sentence processing, character processing, phonological awareness


     

    Jessica Harding

    EALC

    IU email: jeshardi

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    syntax-semantics interface (especially the count/mass distinction and numeral classifiers, sentence processing

     


    Yu-Jung Lin

    Linguistics

    IU email: lin41

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    Phonetics, trilingual acquisition, language processing

     


    Chuan-Hui Weng

    Linguistics

    IU email: chweng

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    Chinese syntax and sentence processing


    Chung-Lin Yang

    Linguistics

    IU email: cy1

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    Psycholinguistics, word recognition, orthographic effect on speech perception and word learning, L2 phonetics/phonology

     

Undergraduate Students

     

    Nate Sims

    EALC

    IU email: naasims

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

     

Alumni (click to expand)

    Yu-Fen Chang

    PhD '12, Linguistics

    IU email: yufchang

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    The tonal attrition of L2 Mandarin-dominant speakers after their ceased or reduced use of their first L1 Taiwanese. More specifically: How would speakers lose tones of their L1 after acquiring them in the first place? To what extent does L2 interfere with L1?


    Yen-Chen Hao

    PhD '12, Linguistics

    IU email: yehao

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    Phonetics, phonology, and second language acquisition, especially on second language learners of Mandarin Chinese

     


    Yu-Yin Hsu

    PhD '13, Linguistics

    IU email: hsuy

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    Syntax theory and its interfaces, Chinese linguistics, automated parsing, language processing and language acquisition

     


    Jung-Yueh Tu

    PhD '13, Linguistics

    IU email: jutu

    Website: n/a

    Research interests:

    Phonology, Phonetics, Psycholinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Processing of word prosody


Students at LaCL @NTNU and their current positions

  • Li-Hsin Ning (MA, 2008) (PhD student, Linguistics, UIUC)
  • Paul Chang (MA, 2009) (military service) 
  • Cheng-Hua Bai (BA, 2009) (Max Plank Institute of Psycholinguistics)
  • Vicky Lin (BA, 2009) (MA student, Linguistics, NTNU)
  • Michelle Liu (BA, 2010) (MA student, Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Kansas)
  • Clara Chen (MA, 2009) (English teacher, Dayuan International Senior High School)
  • Yuda Stephen Lai (Ph.D., 2010) (Assistant Professor, Ming-Dao University) 
  • Larry Hong-Lin Li (Ph.D., 2010) (Assistant Professor, Chungyu Institute of Technology)