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Center forLanguage Acquisition

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Center Staff

Director Emeritus

James P. Lantolf
  • Emeritus Professor in Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics

Advisory Board

Reham Aly
  • Lecturer in Arabic, Department of Comparative Literature
Gabriela Appel
  • Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and German
  • Associate Director, Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research
Susana García-Prudencio
  • Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
  • Director, Spanish Basic Language Program
Sorin Huh
  • Associate Teaching Professor of Korean
  • Coordinator of the Korean Language Program
Deena Levy
  • Associate Research Professor
  • Instructional Consultant
Heather McCoy
  • Department of French and Francophone Studies
  • Senior Lecturer in French, French Basic Language Program Director, and Study Abroad advisor
Kevin McManus
  • Watz Early Career Professor of Language and Linguistics
Irina Mikaelian
  • Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Senior Lecturer in Russian
Matthew Poehner
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
  • Associate Professor of World Languages Education and Applied Linguistics

Center Research Assistants

  • Center Research Assistant
  • Center Research Assistant
  • Center Research Assistant
  • Center Research Assistant