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Prof. Dr. Usha Lakshmanan
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Psychology (Brain and Cognitive Sciences Program) and Department of Linguistics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Life Science II Bldg., Room 216, 1125 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-6502, USA
Website: http://cola.siu.edu/psychology/faculty-staff/faculty-list/lakshmanan-usha.php
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Interests: psycholinguistics; child first language acquisition; child and adult second language acquisition; bi/multilingualism
Contribution

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Anvita Abbi
Director, Centre for Oral and Tribal Literature, Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of Letters), 35 Feroz Shah Road, New Delhi 110001, India
Website: http://www.andamanese.net
Interests: areal typology; contact linguistics; language policy; documentation and description of endangered languages
Dr. Evershed Kwasi Amuzu
Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Website: http://ling.ug.edu.gh/cv/amuzu.pdf
Interests: contact linguistics (especially codeswitching in African settings); sociolinguistics; discourse analysis; bilingualism; multilingualism
Prof. Dr. Edna Andrews
Linguistics Program, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University, 321B Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Website: http://www.dibs.duke.edu/education/undergraduate-neuroscience/people/145-edna-andrews
Interests: neurolinguistics; multilingualism; fMRI longitudinal studies of second and third language acquisition; semiotics; semantics; language and culture
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Brain and Language
Prof. Dr. Alfredo Ardila
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Website: http://cnhs.fiu.edu/_assets/documents/about-us/meet-our-faculty/bio/Ardila,%20Alfredo_bio.pdf
Interests: neurolinguistics; aphasia
Prof. Dr. Tej Bhatia
Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (Linguistics and Cognitive Sciences Program), 312 HBC Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13224-1160, USA
Website: http://asfaculty.syr.edu/pages/lang/bhatia-tej.html
Interests: bilingualism; multilingualism; hybrid linguistic systems; universal typology; forensic linguistics; language acquisition
Contribution: Special Issue: Mixed Verbs and Linguistic Creativity in Bi/multilingual Communities
Prof. Dr. Andrea Calabrese
Department of Linguistics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Website: http://homepages.uconn.edu/~anc02008/
Interests: phonology; morphology; Romance linguistics; historical linguistics
Prof. Dr. Liying Cheng
Faculty of Education, Queen's University, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
Website: http://educ.queensu.ca/faculty/profiles/cheng
Interests: impact of large-scale testing on instruction; relationships between assessment and instruction; academic and professional acculturation of international and new immigrant students, workers, and professionals to Canada
Prof. Dr. Shyamala. K. Chengappa
Department of Speech - Language Pathology, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Manasa Gangotri, Mysore - 570006, India
Website: http://cms.hum.uu.nl/isb7/shyamalachengappa.php
Interests: childhood language disorders: autism spectrum disorders; mentally retarded and cerebral palsied children; specific language impairment, childhood aphasia (developmental and acquired), language learning disabilities; adult language disorders: Aphasia; Dementia; TBI; RHD; bilingualism and multilingualism—the issues in typical and pathological contexts
Prof. Dr. Gerrit J. Dimmendaal
Institute of African Studies, University of Cologne, 50923 Cologne, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/afrikanistik/mitarbeit/dimmendaal.html
Interests: comparative study of African languages; anthropological linguistics; descriptive and documentary linguistics; language typology
Prof. Dr. Peter Ecke
Department of German Studies, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0105, USA
Website: http://german.arizona.edu/people/peter_ecke
Interests: second and third language acquisition; the multilingual lexicon; vocabulary learning and processing; language attrition; study abroad effects; intercultural competence development
Prof. Dr. Carsten Eulitz
Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Universitätsstraße 10, Postfach D 181, D-78457 Konstanz, Germany
Website: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/neuroling/eulitz.html
Interests: neurolinguistics; neurophonology; functional brain imaging; cognitive neuroscience
Prof. Dr. Alan Garnham
School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
Website: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/977
Interests: psycholinguistics; anaphora; discourse processing; inference
Prof. Dr. Simon Garrod
Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, 56 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, UK
Website: http://www.psy.gla.ac.uk/~simon/index.html
Interests: discourse processing; dialogue; semantics of spatial prepositions
Prof. Dr. John Hajek
School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010 Melbourne, Australia
Website: http://languages.unimelb.edu.au/about/staff/profiles/hajek.html
Interests: phonetics; phonology; linguistic typology; Italian and Romance linguistics; lesser known languages
Dr. Mie Hiramoto
Department of English Language & Literature, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Cresent, Singapore 119260, Singapore
Website: http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/ellmh/stf_ellmh.htm
Interests: sociolinguistics, language, gender and sexuality, language contact and change, language and media
Prof. Dr. Mutsumi Imai
Faculty of Environment and Information, Keio University, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa 252-0882, Japan
Website: http://cogpsy.sfc.keio.ac.jp/imailab/papers-en/
Interests: lexical acquisition; relation between language and thought; sound symbolism
Prof. Dr. Juana M. Liceras
Department of Modern Languages and Department of Linguistics, University of Ottawa, 70 Laurier East, Arts 217, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
Website: http://artsites.uottawa.ca/jmliceras/en
Interests: linguistic theory and language acquisition; psycholinguistics; language contact and bilingualism; comparative grammar
Prof. Dr. Yael Maschler
Department of Hebrew Language, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, 31905, Israel
Website: http://lecturers.haifa.ac.il/en/hcc/ymaschler/Pages/default.aspx#
Interests: discourse and grammar; interactional linguistics; pragmatics; sociolinguistic approaches to discourse; discourse markers; grammaticization; bilingual discourse; modern Hebrew
Prof. Dr. Roger K. Moore
Speech and Hearing Research Group, Department Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
Website: http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~roger/
Interests: speech technology; spoken language processing; vocal interactivity
Dr. Bhuvana Narasimhan
Department of Linguistics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Website: http://spot.colorado.edu/~narasimb/index.htm
Interests: first language acquisition; language and cognition; Hindi and Tamil linguistics; lexical semantics; morphosyntax; information structure
Dr. Carmel O'Shannessy
Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220, USA
Website: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~carmelos/
Interests: mixed languages; language contact phenomena; language variation and change; child language acquisition
Dr. Kate Paesani
Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Website: http://works.bepress.com/paesani/
Interests: foreign language pedagogy; literacy; second language acquisition; teacher development
Prof. Dr. Carita Paradis
Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Website: http://www.sol.lu.se/en/sol/staff/CaritaParadis/
Interests: : cognitive-functional approach; semantics; pragmatics; language change; text and discourse
Prof. Dr. Ana T. Pérez-Leroux
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science Program, University of Toronto, Victoria College, 73 Queen’s Park Crescent, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7, Canada
Website: http:// http://individual.utoronto.ca/perezleroux/
Interests: child language acquisition; syntax; bilingualism; Spanish; French; Noun phrases; tense; mood; recursion; object omission; bilingual SLI; generics; syntax/semantics interface
Prof. Dr. Michael Robb
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand
Website: http://www.cmds.canterbury.ac.nz/people/robb.shtml
Interests: language acquisition; child language disorders; phonetics & phonological development; English as a second language
Prof. Dr. Erik R. Thomas
Department of English, North Carolina State University, Box 8105, Raleigh, NC 27695-8105, USA
Website: http://www.ncsu.edu/linguistics/thomas.php
Interests: sociolinguistics; phonetics; sociophonetics; ethnic variation
Prof. Dr. Brendan Stuart Weekes
Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong
Website: http://www.speech.hku.hk/bw-1.htm
Interests: cognition; language; neuroscience
Prof. Dr. Virginia Yip
Director, Childhood Bilingualism Research Centre, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Website: http://vyip.cbrchk.org/
Interests: bilingual acquisition; second language acquisition; heritage language acquisition; bilingualism; language contact; Chinese linguistics and cognitive science
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