Director

  • Utako Minai, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Linguistics)
    Acquisition and processing of language meaning

Graduate Students

  • Erin Andres (also affiliated with Laboratory of Human Molecular Genetics)
    Genetics of language impairment; Semantics-pragmatic interface in child languguage
  • Nick Feroce (also affiliated with Second Language Acquisition Lab and Neurolinguistics and Language Processing Lab)
    Pronoun referent identification in second language acquisition; Quantifier comprehension in children and adults
  • Claire Selin (also affiliated with Child Language Acquisition Studies Lab)
    Specific language impairment; Child maltreatment; Semantics-pragmatic interface in child languguage
  • Tingting Wang (also affiliated with Second Language Acquisition Lab)
    Verb semantics and second language acquisition; Quantifier comprehension in children and adults
  • Xiao Yang (also affiliated with Neurolinguistics and Language Processing Lab)
    Scalar implicature generation and individual differences; Focus word processing by children and adults

Undergraduate Students

  • Susie Glenn (KU Center for Undergraduate Research Emerging Scholar)
    Semantics-pragmatics interface in child language; Quantification in children and adults
  • Ben Hoepner
    Children's comprehension of scalar implicature

Visiting Scholars

  • Megumi Ishikawa (JSPS Research Fellow; University of Tokyo)
    Acquisition and processing of passive sentences in Japanese and English

Graduates/Former members

  • Lauren Covey, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Montclair State University)
    Syntactic processing of complex clauses in first and second language; Focus word processing by children and adults
  • Breanna Krueger, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. (Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming)
    Developmental speech pathology; children's speech perception
  • Yi-Syuan (Michelle) Liu, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. (Assistant Professor, California Baptist University)
    Online processing of quantifier meaning; Argument structure acquisition in Chinese-speaking children
  • Chia-Ying (Joleen) Chu, Ph.D. (Research fellow, Children's Hearing Foundation, Taiwan)
    Acquisition of demonstratives in English and Chinese; Language development and Theory of Mind; Eye-tracking studies on child Chinese
  • Adrienne Johnson, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Missouri Western State University)
    Semantic interaction among logical words in children's meaning comprehension; Syntactic processing in adult second language acquisition
  • Yi-chih Chan, Ph.D. (Research fellow, Children's Hearing Foundation, Taiwan)
    Quantifier meaning in child language and development of executuve function; Development of reading ability in child Chinese
  • Alex Vogt-Woodin, M.A.
    Semantics, Philosophy of language
  • Naoko Nadtochiy (Takami), M.A. (Adjunct Assistant Professor, Johnson County Community College)
    Second language acquisition of quantifier meaning in English and Japanese
  • Lamar Hunt III (Graduate program in Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University)
    Acquisition and processing of quantifier meaning, an ERP study
  • Rachel Brown (Graduate program in Linguistics, University of Arizona)
    Children's logico-semantic knowledge about Englsih compounds
  • Kristen Leucuta (Graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology, University of Idaho)
    Children's meaning processing
  • Brandon Johnson
    Quantifier meaning in child English
  • Gretchen Hess
    Quantifier meaning in child English
  • Ben Bolton
    Semantics of logical words in children and adults
  • Patrick Connelly
    Comprehension of mimetics by native speakers of Japanese