Welcome to summer labbies!

By in Students, Visitors
May 18th, 2017

Welcome to the twelve students, and two recent graduates, who will be joining the lab this summer:

  • Kun Cao is a rising senior majoring in Biomedical Engineering. Her interests are in the linguistics and acquisition of Chinese.
  • Juno Dong (interning from May 23 to August 4) is a rising senior majoring in Global Studies and French at Colby College. Her interests are in language acquisition and bilingualism.
  • Christy Eichlin is a rising senior majoring in English and French. Her interests are in French linguistics and phonology.
  • Emily Fisher (interning from May 23 to August 25) is a rising sophomore majoring in Linguistics at Georgetown University. Her interests are in Chinese linguistics and acquisition.
  • Kendra Hennegen is an incoming graduate student in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences program. Her interests are in language acquisition, cultural communication differences, multilingualism, and communication disorders.
  • Jennifer Hollfelder (interning from August 1 to August 25) is a rising senior at Needham High School. Her interests are in phonetics, syntax, language acquisition, neuroscience, and multilingualism.
  • Xinwen Hu is a second-year graduate student in the Applied Linguistics MA program. Her interests are in second language acquisition, bilingualism, phonetics, and the relationship between music and language learning.
  • Katie Martin (interning from June 5 to August 4) is a rising senior majoring in Linguistics at Yale University. Her interests are in language acquisition, multilingualism, language preservation, and experimental linguistics.
  • Abigail Ripin is a rising sophomore majoring in French and Linguistics. She is interested in dialect variation, language contact, multilingualism, and language disorders.
  • Kevin Samejon (interning from June 15 to August 31) is a recent graduate of the Applied Linguistics MA program at Biola University. His interests are in language acquisition and processing, bi-/multilingualism, psycholinguistics, and phonetics and phonology.
  • Sharmaine Sun is a rising junior majoring in Linguistics and International Relations. She is interested in sociolinguistics.
  • Rachel Templeton (interning from July 10 to August 25) is a recent graduate of Stonehill College with a major in Psychology. She is interested in psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, and bilingualism.
  • Amira Yazghi is a rising sophomore majoring in Health Sciences and minoring in Psychology. Her interests are in language acquisition, language variation, and language change.
  • Wayne Yoon is a rising senior majoring in Linguistics. He is interested in theoretical syntax and bilingualism.