[ Second language psycholinguistics ]




Lab Director

Isabelle Darcy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Second Language Studies. She obtained her Ph.D. in 2003 from the EHESS in Paris and from Mainz University in Germany.

Her specialization is in second language phonology, cognitive science, speech perception and word recognition

Link to CV (2018) | idarcy at indiana (dot) edu

Office Phone: (812) 855 0033

Research Assistant

Joshua Lee is the current Lab Research Assistant, and he helps with testing, lab organization and general technical support. He is also currently setting up a script database for the lab using Psychopy. He is interested in the acquisition of second language phonology and computational linguistics. He is also a Korean traditional drum player and likes to play pool.

Link to info | lee854 at umail (dot)iu (dot) edu


Ph.D. Students

Danielle Daidone
Second Language Studies
Individual differences, perception/ production link, English-speakers' L2 perception of Spanish

Link to Danielle's website | ddaidone at indiana (dot) edu

Chisato Kojima
Linguistics, Speech and Hearing Sciences
Japanese phonetics and phonology, acquisition of L2 Japanese, acquisition of segmental length contrasts, lexical encoding vs. categorization

Link to info | kojimac at indiana (dot) edu

Franziska Krueger
Germanic Studies
Child L2 phonology, category formation, perception/production link

Link to Franzi's website | fkruger at imail (dot) iu (dot) edu

Ryan Lidster
Second Language Studies
Pronunciation instruction and development, Language assessment

Link to info | rflidste at indiana (dot) edu

John H.G. Scott
Germanic Studies, Second Language Studies, Linguistics
L2 phonological category formation (underlying phoneme representations); historical Germanic phonology; Chinese tone sandhi

Link to John's website | scottjh at indiana (dot) edu

Suchada Sanonguthai
Second Language Studies
Word stress perception and production, pronunciation teaching, language assessment

Link to info | ssanongu at umail(dot)iu(dot)edu

Yu-Jung Lin
Chinese phonology and phonetics (syllable structure, tones, rhythm); Psycholinguistics (the influence of orthography on sound processing); L2 phonology (tense and lax vowels, diphtongs)

Link to info | lin41 at imail (dot)iu (dot) edu

Other lab members, undergraduate students

Zoie Hancock
Linguistics | Second Language Studies (2017-present)
Communicatively based pronunciation instruction and explicit instruction

Link to info | zhancock at umail (dot) iu (dot) edu

Trisha Thomas
Cognitive Science Program (2015-2017)
Acquisition of phonotactics, acquisition of L2 phonological processes and alternations.

Link to info | thomatrb at umail (dot) iu (dot) edu

Haily Merrit
Second Language Studies, French (2013-2017)
Cox Research Scholar; Her main interests are individual differences and L2 acquisition of phonology

Link to info | halamerr at umail (dot) iu (dot) edu

Collaborators and lab alumni (and their last known affiliation)

2008-present Dr. Chung-Lin Yang, Post-doctoral researcher, Indiana University
2012-present Dr. Joan C. Mora, English Department, Universitat de Barcelona
2015-2017 Pyoung-Hwa Han, Linguist List & Cognitive Science Program
2013-2017 Dr. Ala I. Simonchyk, Instructor of Russian, The University of Mississippi
2013-2017 Dr. Joshua T. Williams, Boston, MA
2008-2016 Dr. Miguel A. Marquez Martinez, Spanish Lecturer at Universidade Estadual da Paraiba, Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil
2014-2016 Dr. Jeffrey Holliday, Assistant Professor, Korean Linguistics, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
2008-2015 Dr. Vance Schaefer, Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi
2009-2015 Dr. Aaron Albin, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe University (see also http://cls.psu.edu/people/albina)
2012-2014 Dr. Terrin Tamati, Researcher at dB SPL Lab, University of Groningen, Netherlands
2012-2014 Cate Showalter, Graduate student, University of Utah
2009-2014 Dr. Joshua Gordon, Universidad Nacional, Sede Región Brunca, Costa Rica
2012-2013 Jacob Lindsey, Graduate student, Kent State University
2008-2012 Dr. Lorenzo Garcia-Amaya, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan: lgarciaa at umich (dot) edu
2010-2012 Andrew Gleiser, Google, Inc
2010 Kate Nearing, Michigan Tech: kmnearin at mtu (dot) edu
2009-2010 Dr. Marda Rose , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
2007-2008 Dr. Hanyong Park , Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee



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[May 2017] Congratulations to Dr. Ala Simonchyk who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation entitled : "The relationships between perception, production, lexical encoding and orthography in the acquisition of palatalization in L2 Russian"!

[Mar. 2017] Congratulations to Dr. Joshua Williams who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled : "The 'Modality Adaptation Hypothesis': Neurocognitive alterations to novel visuospatial components of sign language during initial acquisition in adulthood"!

[Oct. 2016] Congratulations to Dr. Miguel Marquez Martinez who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled : "The acquisition of French nasal vowels: from first language allophony to second language phonological contrast"!