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Language Acquisition Lab People

Cynthia Fisher Cynthia Fisher
Professor, Psychology Department and Beckman Institute Ph.D. Psychology, 1989, University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Students

Amanda Rose YuileAmanda Rose Yuile
Ph.D. Student,
Psychology, UIUC
B.A. Psychology (Honors) and German, University of Oregon
M.Sc. Developmental Psychology, Queen's University

Winnie ChungWinnie Chung
Ph.D. Student,
Psychology, UIUC
B.A. English Language and Literature and Psychology, Seoul National University

Yi LinYi Lin
Ph.D. Student,
Psychology, UIUC
B.A. Psych and Econ, Smith College
M.Sc. Psycholinguistics, University of Edinburgh

Lab Coordinator and Other Supervisors

Bryan Smith Bryan Smith
B.A. Linguistics and Women's and Gender Studies, UNC Chapel Hill

Katie SwailKatie Swail
Senior, majoring in SHS

Undergraduate Students and Volunteers

Alicia PersigehlAlicia Persigehl
Senior, majoring in Psychology

Annie KroenAnnie Kroen
Sophomore, majoring in SHS and Spanish

Caitlin PhelanCaitlin Phelan
Junior, majoring in SHS

Christine TayloChristine Taylo
Senior, majoring in SHS

Danielle ParadiseDanielle Paradise
Senior, majoring in Psychology

Elizabeth LorentzenElizabeth Lorentzen
Junior, majoring in SHS and Italian

Emily LongoEmily Longo
Senior, majoring in SHS

Jojo HuJojo Hu
Junior, majoring in Linguistics and SHS

Kallie PolizosKallie Polizos
Sophomore, majoring in SHS

Kristen WhiteKristen White
Senior, majoring in Psychology

Layla FattashLayla Fattash
Senior, majoring in SHS

Melissa NiemiecMelissa Niemiec
Firstyear, majoring in Psychology

Schedulers

Sarah Rahman Sarah Rahman
Senior, MCB and Psychology

Lisa Nappier Lisa Nappier
Senior, Econ and Business

Lab Alumni

Zhenghan Qi Zhenghan Qi
Ph.D. Neuroscience, UIUC 2012; Postdoctoral Associate, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT

Katherine Messenger Katherine Messenger
Ph.D. University of Edinburgh; Postdoctoral Fellow, UIUC; Leverhulme Fellow, Edinburgh

Yael GertnerYael Gertner
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania; Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow, UIUC

Rose ScottRose Scott
Ph.D. Psychology, 2010, University of Illinois
Assistant Professor, University of California, Merced

Sylvia YuanSylvia Yuan
Ph.D. Psychology, 2009, University of Illinois
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley

Theeraporn RatitamkulTheeraporn Ratitamkul
Ph.D. Linguistics, UIUC
Faculty Member, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Hyun-joo SongHyun-joo Song
Ph.D Psychology, 2004, University of Illinois
Professor, Yonsei University, Korea

Kyle ChambersKyle Chambers
Ph.D. Psychology, 2004, University of Illinois
Associate Professor, Gustavus Adolphus College

Ye XuYe Xu
M.S. Psychology, UIUC

Stacy KlinglerStacy Klingler
M.S. Psychology, UIUC

Julie EisengartJulie Eisengart
M.S. Psychology, UIUC

Amélie BernardAmélie Bernard
B.A. Psychology, McGill University

M.S. Psychology, UIUC

Jess LoveJessica Love
Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, The Ohio State University

CindyLCindy Lukynanenko
Ph.D. Psychology, University of Illinois

Kyong-sun JinKyong-sun Jin
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Psychology, UIUC
BA and MA Psychology, Yonsei University

Language Acquisition Lab Group, Spring 2009

LAL Group Spring 2006

From left to right: Standing: Yael Gertner, Cindy Lukynanenko, Dinah Armstead, Mandy McGee, Rose Scott; Seated: Cindy Fisher, Sylvia Yuan, Priya Kandhadai, Amélie Bernard, Jaimie Gilbert

Language Acquisition Lab Group, Summer 2006

LAL Group Spring 2006

From left to right: Katie Vinkler, Rose Scott, Sylvia Yuan, Yael Gertner (with daughter Maya!), Theeraporn Ratitamkul, Dong-Bo Hsu, Ye Xu, Carly Sullivan, DeNeisha Calvert, Nancy Wai. (Not shown yet are Neha Shah and Mary Pat Schultz)

Language Acquisition Lab Group, Spring 2005

LAL Group Spring 2005

From left to right: 1st row - Hyun-joo Song, Ye Xu, Theeraporn Ratitamkul, Jasmin Patel, Jenny Luo, Mi Jang
2nd row - Megan O'Sullivan, Sylvia Yuan, Nancy Wai, Yael Gertner, Rose Scott, Kim Thinnes, Kayi Hui, Cindy Fisher, Kerri Kristich

Language Acquisition Lab Group, Spring 2003

LAL Group Spring 2003

From left to right: 1st row - Nancy Wai, David Lee, Lark Baum, Hyun-joo Song, Steve Galka
2nd row - Jane Erickson, Megan Phelan, Keni Hotta, Liza Mitchell, Erin Whitebread, Kyle Chambers, Hayley Smith, Eric Jensen, Cindy Fisher

Language Acquisition Lab Group, Fall 2002

LAL Group Spring 2002

From left to right: 1st row - David Lee, Liza Mitchell, Katie Brandenburger, Nancy Wai
2nd row - Steve Galka, Elizabeth Wenzel, Lindsey Snider
3rd row - Moira Jennings, Hayley Smith, Erin Whitebread, Darcy Piazza, Cynthia Fisher
Not pictured - Kyle Chambers, Hyun-joo Song, Becca Rosenbaum