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Languages Editorial Office
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
Mr. Michele Cardani, M.A.

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MDPI Barcelona office, Avenida Madrid, 95, 08028 Barcelona, Spain


Prof. Dr. Usha Lakshmanan (Website)

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
Interests: psycholinguistics; child first language acquisition; child and adult second language acquisition; bi/multilingualism
Special Issues and Collections

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Anvita Abbi (Website)

Director, Centre for Oral and Tribal Literature, Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of Letters), 35 Feroz Shah Road, New Delhi 110001, India
Interests: areal typology; contact linguistics; language policy; documentation and description of endangered languages
Dr. Evershed Kwasi Amuzu (Website)

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Interests: contact linguistics (especially codeswitching in African settings); sociolinguistics; discourse analysis; bilingualism; multilingualism
Prof. Dr. Edna Andrews (Website)

Linguistics Program, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University, 321B Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Interests: neurolinguistics; multilingualism; fMRI longitudinal studies of second and third language acquisition; semiotics; semantics; language and culture
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Brain and Language
Prof. Dr. Alfredo Ardila (Website)

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Interests: neurolinguistics; aphasia
Prof. Dr. Tej Bhatia (Website)

Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (Linguistics and Cognitive Sciences Program), 312 HBC Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13224-1160, USA
Interests: bilingualism; multilingualism; hybrid linguistic systems; universal typology; forensic linguistics; language acquisition
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Mixed Verbs and Linguistic Creativity in Bi/multilingual Communities
Prof. Dr. Andrea Calabrese (Website)

Department of Linguistics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: phonology; morphology; Romance linguistics; historical linguistics
Prof. Dr. Shyamala. K. Chengappa (Website)

Department of Speech - Language Pathology, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Manasa Gangotri, Mysore - 570006, India
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 (Website)

Institute of African Studies, University of Cologne, 50923 Cologne, Germany
Interests: comparative study of African languages; anthropological linguistics; descriptive and documentary linguistics; language typology
Prof. Dr. Peter Ecke (Website)

Department of German Studies, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0105, USA
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 (Website)

Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Universitätsstraße 10, Postfach D 181, D-78457 Konstanz, Germany
Interests: neurolinguistics; neurophonology; functional brain imaging; cognitive neuroscience
Prof. Dr. Alan Garnham (Website)

School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
Interests: psycholinguistics; anaphora; discourse processing; inference
Prof. Dr. Simon Garrod (Website)

Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, 56 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, UK
Interests: discourse processing; dialogue; semantics of spatial prepositions
Prof. Dr. John Hajek (Website)

School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010 Melbourne, Australia
Interests: phonetics; phonology; linguistic typology; Italian and Romance linguistics; lesser known languages
Dr. Mie Hiramoto (Website)

Department of English Language & Literature, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Cresent, Singapore 119260, Singapore
Interests: sociolinguistics, language, gender and sexuality, language contact and change, language and media
Prof. Dr. Mutsumi Imai (Website)

Faculty of Environment and Information, Keio University, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa 252-0882, Japan
Interests: lexical acquisition; relation between language and thought; sound symbolism
Prof. Dr. Juana M. Liceras (Website)

Department of Modern Languages and Department of Linguistics, University of Ottawa, 70 Laurier East, Arts 217, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
Interests: linguistic theory and language acquisition; psycholinguistics; language contact and bilingualism; comparative grammar
Prof. Dr. Yael Maschler (Website)

Department of Hebrew Language, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, 31905, Israel
Interests: discourse and grammar; interactional linguistics; pragmatics; sociolinguistic approaches to discourse; discourse markers; grammaticization; bilingual discourse; modern Hebrew
Prof. Dr. Roger K. Moore (Website)

Speech and Hearing Research Group, Department Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
Interests: speech technology; spoken language processing; vocal interactivity
Dr. Bhuvana Narasimhan (Website)

Department of Linguistics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Interests: first language acquisition; language and cognition; Hindi and Tamil linguistics; lexical semantics; morphosyntax; information structure
Dr. Carmel O'Shannessy (Website)

Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220, USA
Interests: mixed languages; language contact phenomena; language variation and change; child language acquisition
Dr. Kate Paesani (Website)

Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Interests: foreign language pedagogy; literacy; second language acquisition; teacher development
Prof. Dr. Carita Paradis (Website)

Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: : cognitive-functional approach; semantics; pragmatics; language change; text and discourse
Prof. Dr. Ana T. Pérez-Leroux (Website)

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
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 (Website)

University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand
Interests: language acquisition; child language disorders; phonetics & phonological development; English as a second language
Prof. Dr. Erik R. Thomas (Website)

Department of English, North Carolina State University, Box 8105, Raleigh, NC 27695-8105, USA
Interests: sociolinguistics; phonetics; sociophonetics; ethnic variation
Prof. Dr. Brendan Stuart Weekes (Website)

Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong
Interests: cognition; language; neuroscience
Prof. Dr. Virginia Yip (Website)

Director, Childhood Bilingualism Research Centre, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Interests: bilingual acquisition; second language acquisition; heritage language acquisition; bilingualism; language contact; Chinese linguistics and cognitive science

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