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Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Usha Lakshmanan
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
Tel. +1-(618)-453-3574
Interests: psycholinguistics; child first language acquisition; child and adult second language acquisition; Bi/Multilingualism

Assistant Editor
Ms. Xingxing Zhao
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

The Editorial Board of Languages is currently being assembled and is not in its final form.

Prof. Dr. Stephen R. Anderson
Department of Linguistics, Yale University, 370 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Interests: morphology; phonology; syntax; historical linguistics; history of linguistics; evolution of language; animal communication and human language

Prof. Dr. Edna Andrews
Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University, 321B Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Tel. +1 919 660 3142; Fax: +1 919 660 3141
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
Interests: neurolinguistics; aphasia

Prof. Dr. Andrea Calabrese
Department of Linguistics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: phonology; morphology; Romance linguistics; historical linguistics

Prof. Dr. Liying Cheng
Faculty of Education, Queen's University, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
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. Gerrit J. Dimmendaal
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. Carsten Eulitz
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
School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
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
Interests: discourse processing; dialogue; semantics of spatial prepositions

Prof. Dr. John Hajek
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
Department of English Language & Literature, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Cresent, Singapore 119260, Singapore
Tel. +65 6516 3932; Fax: +65 6773 2981
Interests: sociolinguistics, language, gender and sexuality, language contact and change, language and meida

Dr. Elizabeth M. Kissling
Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
Website: http:// Website:
Interests: second language acquisition; bilingualism; phonetics; psycholinguistics; cognitive linguistics; foreign language teaching and learning; Spanish; Arabic

Dr. Andrew Koontz-Garboden
Department of Linguistics and English Language, The University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
Interests: semantics; morphosyntax; syntax/semantics interface; field linguistics

Prof. Dr. Yael Maschler
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
Speech and Hearing Research Group, Department Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
Interests: speech technology; spoken language processing; vocal interactivity

Dr. Kate Paesani
Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Interests: foreign language pedagogy; literacy; second language acquisition; teacher development

Professor Carita Paradis
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. Michael Robb
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand
Interests: language acquisition; child language disorders; phonetics & phonological development; English as a second language

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolff-Michael Roth
Lansdowne Professor, Applied Cognitive Science, University of Victoria, BC V8W 3N4, Canada
Interests: pragmatics; discourse analysis; sociolinguistics; speech

Prof. Dr. Edward Stabler
Department of Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: computational linguistics; learnability; syntax; psycholinguistics

Prof. Dr. Erik R. Thomas
Department of English, North Carolina State University, Box 8105, Raleigh, NC 27695-8105, USA
Tel. + 1 919 880 7809; Fax: + 1 919 515 1836
Interests: sociolinguistics; phonetics; sociophonetics; ethnic variation

Prof. Dr. Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.
1 Department of Linguistics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
2 General Linguistics, Department of Linguistics and Information Science, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstr. 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: syntax; syntactic theory; syntax-semantics interface; native american languages

Prof. Dr. Brendan Stuart Weekes
Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong
Interests: cognition; language; neuroscience

Prof. Dr. Chris F. Westbury
Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, Alberta, T6G 2E1, Canada
Interests: psycholinguistics; semantics; co-occurrence models; phonology; reading; sound symbolism; lexical access; aphasiology

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