PhD Alumni Placement

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NameConferral YearDissertation TitleInitial PlacementCurrent Position
Chodroff, Eleanor R. 2017Structured Variation in Obstruent Production and PerceptionPostdoctoral Researcher
Dept. of Linguistics
Northwestern Univ.
Breining, Bonnie L. 2016Effects of Semantic and Segmental Similarity on the Production and Learning of Spoken and Written WordsPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Dept. of Neurology
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Atkinson, Emily E.2016Active dependency completion in adults and children: Representations and adaptationPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Dept. of Linguistics
Univ. of Michigan
Rothlein, David 2015Letter Representation in the Mind and BrainPostdoctoral Researcher
VA Boston Healthcare System
Ferrara, Katrina2015Neural and behavioral sensitivity to boundary cues across typical and atypical developmentPostdoctoral Fellow
Center for Brain Plasticity & Recovery
Children's National Medical Center
Johannes, Kristen N.2015Geometric and functional knowledge in the acquisition of spatial languageSTEM Research Associate
WestEd
Schubert, Teresa2015Cognitive processes of letter and digit identificationPostdoctoral Research Fellow
ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition & its Disorders
Macquarie Univ.
Hsin, Lisa2014Explorations in Integrated Bilingual Grammatical ArchitecturePostdoctoral Scholar
Dept. of Philosophy
Tufts Univ.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, & Counseling
Univ. of Alabama
Kirov, Christo2014A Bayesian approach to speech productionPostdoctoral Assist. Prof.
Dept. of Linguistics
Georgetown Univ.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ctr. for Language and Speech Processing
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Beller, Charles2013Anaphoric descriptionsPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Natural Language Processing Analyst
Watson Transformations
IBM
Gurcanlı, Özge2013Development of lexical and syntactic representations: The Acquisition of symmetrical and asymmetrical verbsLecturer
Dept. of Psychology
Rice Univ.
Rissman, Lilia2013Event participant representations and the instrumental role: A Cross-linguistic studyPostdoctoral Scholar
Dept. of Psychology
Univ. of Chicago
Vindiola, Manuel2013Representational similarity: A Uniform method for guiding sequence production and constraining response selection during serial order production in spellingPostdoctoral Fellow
Computational & Info Sciences, US Army Research Lab
Research Psychologist
US Army Research Lab
Zaroukian, Erin2013Quantification and (un)certaintyPostdoctoral Fellow
Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique
École Normale Supérieure
Postdoctoral Fellow
US Army Research Lab
Fischer-Baum, Simon J.2011Position representation: General principles or domain-specificity?Postdoctoral Researcher
Beckman Inst.
Univ. of Illinois
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Psychology
Rice Univ.
Ramadoss, Deepti2011The Phonology and phonetics of tone perceptionResearch Scientist
Dept. of Neurology & Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Sr Data & Communications Specialist
Univ. of Pittsburgh
Wolmetz,
Michael
2011How we store the sounds of words: Examining the predictions of abstract and exemplar theories of spoken word recognitionPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Sr. Scientist
Research & Exploratory Development Dept.
Applied Physics Lab
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Culbertson, Jennifer L.2010Learning biases, regularization, and the emergence of typological universals in syntaxPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Univ. of Rochester
Chancellor's Fellow
School of Philosophy, Psychology, & Language Sciences
Univ. of Edinburgh
Goldberg, Ariel M.2010Gradient well-formedness across the morpheme boundaryInstructor
Dept. of Psychology
Tufts Univ.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Psychology
Tufts Univ.
Gregory, Emma2010Representing the orientation of objects: Evidence from mirror image confusionPostdoctoral Fellow
Neuro-Education Initiative
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Research Scientist
Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center
General Dynamics
López-González, Mónica2010Ser and Estar: Their syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and acquisition in Mexican SpanishPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Otolaryngology
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Co-Founder & Scientific and Artistic Director
La Petite Noiseuse Productions
Yarmolinskaya, Julia2010Perception and acquisition of second language phonologyPostdoctoral Fellow
School of Education
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Lecturer
Ctr. for Language Education
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Wayment, Adam 2009Assimilation as attraction: Computing distance, similarity and locality in phonologyPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Psychology
Carnegie Mellon Univ.
Sr. Program Manager
Speech and Audio Platform
Microsoft
Dessalegn, Banchiamlack G.2009A Vision of language: The mechanism, development and consequence of an interaction between language and visionPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Psychology
Univ. of Chicago
Sr. Technical Advisor
PROGRESS Project
Family Health International 360
Finley, Sara R.2009Formal and cognitive restrictions on vowel harmonyPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Brain & Cognitive Science
Univ. of Rochester
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Psychology
Pacific Lutheran Univ.
Morley, Rebecca L.2009Generalization, lexical statistics, and typologically rare systemsPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Linguistics
Ohio State Univ.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
Ohio State Univ.
Nicol-Medina, Tamara I.2007Learning which verbs allow object omission: Verb semantic selectivity and the implicit object constructionPostdoctoral Fellow
Inst. of Research in Cognitive Science
Univ. of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor - Teaching
Dept. of Psychology
Univ. of Delaware
Chen-Main, Joan C.2006On the generation and linearization of multi-dominance structuresPostdoctoral Fellow
Inst. for Research in Cognitive Science
Univ. of Pennsylvania
Student
Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies
Jarosz-Snover, Gaja E.2006Rich lexicons and restrictive grammars - maximum likelihood learning in optimality theoryVisiting Assistant Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
Associate Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
Medina,
O. Jared
2006Somatosensory frames of referencePostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Neurology
Univ. of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Psychology
Univ. of Delaware
Savova, Virginia Z.2006Structures and stringsPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Sr Computational Biologist
Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Buchwald, Adam B.2005Sound structure representation, repair and well-formedness: Grammar in spoken language productionPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Speech Research Lab
Indiana Univ.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Communicative Sciences & Disorders
New York Univ.
Dilks, Daniel D.2005Human adult cortical reorganization and consequent visual distortionPostdoctoral Researcher
McGovern Inst. for Brain Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Psychology
Emory Univ.
Lakusta,
Laura M.
2005Source and goal asymmetry in non-linguistic motion event representationsPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Psychology
Harvard Univ.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Psychology
Montclair State Univ.
Davidson, Lisa B.2003The Atoms of phonological representation: Gestures, coordination and perceptual features in consonant cluster phonotacticsAssistant Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
New York Univ.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
New York Univ.
Hale,
John T.
2003Grammar, uncertainty and sentence processing.Assistant Professor
Dept. of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian & African Languages
Michigan State Univ.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
Cornell Univ.
Goldrick, Matthew A.2002Patterns of sounds, patterns in mind: Phonological regularities in speech productionPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dept. of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
Brown Univ.
Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
Northwestern Univ.
Frantisek Kuminiak2001The Role of lexical ambiguity in the production of subject-verb agreementPostdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Psychology
Rice Univ.
Sr. Consultant
Softec
Wilson, Colin C.2000Targeted constraints: An approach to contextual neutralization in optimality theoryAssistant Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
Univ. of California, Los Angeles
Associate Professor
Dept. of Cognitive Science
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Allen, Mark D.2000The Representation and processing of inflected forms in a multilevel lexical systemResearch Scientist
Dept. of Psychology
Univ. of Washington
Director of Concussion Research
CognitiveFX
Cartwright, Timothy A.1996Early acquisition of syntactic categories: Theory and simulationsSoftware Developer
Applied Physics Lab
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Sr. Systems Programmer
Dept. of Computer Sciences
Univ. of Wisconsin
Gafos, Adamantios I.1996The Articulatory basis of locality in phonologyVisiting Assistant Professor
Univ. of Massachusetts
Professor
Dept. of Linguistics
Universitat Postdam
Leek, E. Charles1996The Representation of object orientationPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Laboratoire de Psychologie Experimentale
Universite Pierre Mendes
Professor
School of Psychology
Bangor Univ.
Whalen, John W.1996The Influence of semantic number representations on arithmetic fact retrievalAssistant Professor
Cognitive Psychology & Cognitive Science
Univ. of Delaware
Founder & CEO
Brilliant Experience
Chialant, Doriana1995Identity and similarity factors in repetition blindnessPostdoctoral Respecialization
Dept. of Psychology
Univ. of Massachusetts
Neuropsychologist
Lifestyle Nutrition Management