Heather Simpson

Ph.D.
2016

Office Location

South Hall 5431F

Specialization

language and cognition; corpus linguistics; speech errors; language acquisition; Japanese; Korean; Hiligaynon

Education

2006 B.A., Linguistics, Bryn Mawr College

Bio

My research interests are focused on topics at the intersection of language and cognition, such as memory, categorization, speech perception, and first and second language acquisition. 

Organizations

  • co-organizer of CLaW (Cognition and Language Workshop) 2012 and 2013
  • co-founder of SCUL (Studying the Cognitive Underpinnings of Language) research group on language and cognition

Projects

  • cross-linguistic speech perception of Japanese and Korean fricatives
  • corpus linguistic study of adjective order in Korean¬†
  • phonological description of Hiligaynon