[ 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 info | idarcy at indiana (dot) edu

Office Phone: (812) 855 0033

Research Assistant Volunteer

Chung-Lin Yang has been the research assistant in the lab since September 2008 until the summer of 2010. Currently, he volunteers to help with lab organization and general technical support.

Link to info | cy1 at indiana (dot) edu


Ph.D. Students

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

Link to info | 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 info | 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, esp. acquisition of L2 underlying phoneme repre-sentations; historical Germanic phonology; Paradigm Uniformity in OT; Chinese tone sandhi

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

Ala Simonchyk
Slavic Languages and Literatures, Second Language Studies
Acquisition of L2 Russian, pronunciation instruction, acquisition of L2 phonological processes

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

Joshua Williams
Psychological and Brain Science, Cognitive Science; Speech an Hearing Sciences
behavioral and neural substrates of L2 acquisition of ASL and amodal linguistic representations; interlanguage dynamics; networks and the lexicon; deafness and reading

Link to Josh's website | willjota at umail(dot)iu (dot) edu

Other Lab members, undergraduate students

Peace Han
Cognitive Science Program

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

Trisha Thomas
Cognitive Science Program
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
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

Dr Lorenzo Garcia-Amaya, University of Michigan: lgarciaa at umich (dot) edu
Dr Hanyong Park , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Kate Nearing, Michigan Tech: kmnearin at mtu (dot) edu
Dr Marda Rose , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Andrew Gleiser, Google, Inc
Dr Joan C. Mora, English Department, Universitat de Barcelona
Dr Terrin Tamati, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Jacob Lindsey, Graduate student, Kent State University
Cate Showalter, Graduate student, University of Utah
Dr Vance Schaefer, University of Mississippi
Dr Joshua Gordon, Universidad Nacional, Sede Región Brunca, Costa Rica
Dr Aaron Albin, PIRE postdoc in the Center for Language Science at the Pennsylvania State University
Dr Jeffrey Holliday, Assistant Professor, Korean Linguistics, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Dr Miguel A. Marquez Martinez, Spanish Lecturer at Universidade Estadual da Paraiba, Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil



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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"!