Background and activities

BACKGROUND:

I am a PhD candidate in linguistics at the department of Language and Literature. I hold a MSc in Neuroscience from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Davis. 

RESEARCH:

In my PhD project I will be investigating the origins of semantic composition in early infancy and toddlerhood employing event-related potentials (ERPs) recorded via EEG.

TEACHING:

One graduate class (master level) on development across the lifespan, as part of the course SPRÅK3300 (Cognitive Aspects of Language).

ACADEMIC INTERESTS

  • Language acquisition
  • Semantics
  • Neurolinguistics 
  • EEG/ERP
  • Experimental psychology
  • Teaching