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Naoko O Witzel

Name

[Witzel, Naoko O]
  • Assist Professor, Linguistics & TESOL

Professional Preparation

    • 2010 PhD in Second Language Acquistion and Teaching / Cognitive ScienceUniversity of Arizona
    • 2008 MA in Second Language Acquisition and TeachingUniversity of Arizona
    • 2003 MA in Linguistics (English)Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
    • 2002 MA in English as a Second LanguageUniversity of Hawaii
    • 1999 BA in Linguistics (English)Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Appointments

    • Sept 2013 to Present Assist Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   College of Liberal Arts   Linguistics & TESOL
    • Sept 2012 to May 2013 Visiting Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   College of Liberal Arts   Linguistics & TESOL
    • May 2011 to Aug 2012 Visiting Researcher
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   College of Science   Department of Psychology
    • Sept 2010 to May 2011 Senior Lecturer
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   College of Liberal Arts   Linguistics & TESOL
    • Sept 2005 to May 2010 Graduate Associate in Teaching/Research
      University of Arizona   Graduate Interdisciplinary Program
    • Mar 2004 to Mar 2005 Adjunct Lecturer
      University of Electro-Communications (Tokyo, Japan)

Memberships

  • Membership
    • Jan 2014 to Present Psychonomic Society
    • Jan 2012 to Present Association for Research in Memory, Attention, Decision making, Intelligence, Language, Learning, and Organization (ARMADILLO)

Awards and Honors

    • May  2010 SLAT Summer Tuition Waiver Scholarship sponsored by University of Arizona
    • Sep  2009 Cognitive Science Graduate Fellowship sponsored by University of Arizona
    • Dec  2002 Harry Whitten Prize for Scholarly Excellence sponsored by University of Hawaii
    • Sep  2000 Pacific Asian Tuition Waiver Scholarship sponsored by University of Hawaii
    • Aug  2000 Fulbright Fellowship sponsored by Fulbright Association

Publications

      Journal Article Forthcoming
      • Dubey, N., Witzel, N., & Witzel, J. (in press). Script differences and masked translation priming: Evidence from Hindi-English bilinguals. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. DOI: 10.1177/1747021817743241

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2017
      • Shafiee Zargar, E., & Witzel, N. (2017). Transposed-letter priming across inflectional morpheme boundaries. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 46, 125-140.  DOI 10.1007/s10936-016-9423-5

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2016
      • Witzel, J., & Witzel, N. (2016). Incremental sentence processing in Japanese:  A maze investigation into scrambled and control sentences. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45, 475-505. DOI 10.1007/s10936-015-9356-4

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2015
      • Price, I. K., Witzel, N., & Witzel, J. (2015). Orthographic and phonological form interference during silent reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41, 1628-1647. DOI 10.1037/xlm0000145

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2015
      • Witzel, N., Witzel, J., & Choi, Y. (2015). The locus of the masked onset priming effect: Evidence from Korean. In G. Jarema & G. Libben (Eds), Phonological and phonetic considerations of lexical processing (pp. 73-86). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. DOI 10.1075/bct.80.04wit (Reprint of the 2013 Mental Lexicon article.)

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2015
      • Witzel, J., Cornelius, S., Witzel, N., Forster, K. I., & Forster, J. (2015). Testing the viability of webDMDX for masked priming experiments. In G. Jarema & G. Libben (Eds), Phonological and phonetic considerations of lexical processing (pp. 155-184). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. DOI 10.1075/bct.80.06wit (Reprint of the 2013 Mental Lexicon article.)

        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2013
      • Witzel, N., Witzel, J., & Choi, Y. (2013). The locus of the masked onset priming effect: Evidence from Korean.The Mental Lexicon, 8, 339-352. DOI 10.1075/ml.8.3.04wit

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Witzel, J., Cornelius, S., Witzel, N., Forster, K. I., & Forster, J. C. (2013). Testing the viability of webDMDX for masked priming experiments. The Mental Lexicon, 8, 372-400. DOI 10.1075/ml.8.3.06wit

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2012
      • Witzel, N. O., & Forster, K. I. (2012). How L2 words are stored: The episodic L2 hypothesis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 38, 1608-1621. DOI 10.1037/a0028072

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Witzel, N., Witzel, J., & Forster, K. I. (2012). Comparisons of online reading paradigms: Eye tracking, moving-window, and maze. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 41, 105-128. DOI 10.1007/s10936-011-9179-x

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Witzel, J., Witzel, N., & Nicol, J. (2012). Deeper than shallow: Evidence for structure-based parsing biases in L2 sentence processing. Applied Psycholinguistics, 33, 419-456. DOI 10.1017/S0142716411000427

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2011
      • Witzel, J. D. & Witzel, N. O. (2011). The processing of Japanese control sentences. In H. Yamashita, J. Packard, & Y. Hirose. (Eds.), Processing and producing head-final structures (pp. 23-47). London: Springers. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9213-7_2

        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2011
      • Witzel, N., Qiao, X., & Forster, K. (2011). Transposed letter priming with horizontal and vertical text in Japanese and English readers. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37, 914-920. DOI 10.1037/a0022194

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2009
      • Qiao, X., Forster, K., & Witzel, N. (2009). Is banara really a word? Cognition, 113, 254-257. DOI 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.08.0006

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

Presentations

    • October  2017
      Huynh, J., & Witzel, N. (2017). Morphological decomposition of Vietnamese compound words in Vietnamese heritage language speakers.
      Poster presented at the 36th Second Language Research Forum, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
    • October  2017
      Huynh, J., & Witzel, N. (2017). Morphological decomposition of Vietnamese compound words in Vietnamese heritage language speakers.
      Poster presented at the 9th Annual DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference, University of Texas at Arlington, Fort Worth, TX.
    • May  2017
      Witzel, N. (2017). The brain and second language acquisition.
      Invited talk at a Workshop for English for Speakers of Other Languages at Tarrant Community College, Arlington, TX.
    • March  2017
      Huynh, J., & Witzel, N. (2017). Qualitative differences in L2 semantic fields between highly proficient early and late Vietnamese-English bilinguals.
      Poster presented at the 41st Annual Penn Linguistics Conference, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
    • October  2016
      Huynh, J., & Witzel, N. (2016). Activating meaning (in)directly from L2 words: Evidence from early and late bilinguals.

      Poster presented at the Tenth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

    • September  2016
      Huynh, J., & Witzel, N. (2016). How L2 words activate meaning: Evidence from false memory tasks.

      Poster presented at the 35th Second Language Research Forum, Columbia University, New York.

    • September  2016
      Shafiee Zargar, E., & Witzel, N. (2016). Processing L2 scripts in highly-proficient bilinguals.

      Poster presented at ARMADILLO, the Southwest Cognition Conference 2016, University of Texas at El Paso, TX.

    • October  2014
      Dubey, N., Witzel, J., & Witzel, N. (2014). Asymmetrical translation priming in highly-proficient early bilinguals

      Poster presented at the Ninth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Queen’s Landing Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

    • October  2014
      Shafiee Zargar, E., & Witzel, N. (2014). The timing of morphological decomposition: Evidence from inflected words

      Poster presented at the Ninth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Queen’s Landing Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

    • February  2014
      Shafiee Zargar, E., & Witzel, N. (2014). Transposed-letter similarity effects across inflectional morpheme boundaries.

      Paper presented at the 21st Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics and TESOL, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

    • October  2013

      Witzel, N. (2013). How second language words function in memory.

      2013 DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, TX.   [Invited]

    • June  2013
      Witzel, N. (2013). Unmasking the bilingual lexicon.

      Linguistics Colloquium, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan.   [Invited]

    • March  2013
      Khelm, I., Witzel, N., & Witzel, J. (2013). Form interference effects during silent reading.

      Poster presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • February  2013
      Khelm, I., Witzel, N., & Witzel, J. (2013). Phonological and orthographic interference during silent reading.

      Poster presented at the 20th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics and TESOL, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • November  2012
      Khelm, I., Witzel, N., & Witzel, J. (2012). Phonological interference during silent reading.

      Paper presented at the 2012 DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • November  2012
      Witzel, N. (2012). Unmasking bilingual language processing.

      Linguistics Colloquium, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.   [Invited]

    • October  2012
      Choi, Y., Witzel, N., & Witzel, J. (2012). Masked onset priming in Korean: Evidence for syllable- and phoneme-level effects.

      Poster presented at the Eighth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Université de Montréal and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • October  2012
      Cornelius, S., Witzel, J., Witzel, N., Forster, K., & Forster, J. (2012). Testing the viability of webDMDX for masked priming experiments.

      Poster presented at the Eighth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Université de Montréal and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • July  2010
      Forster, K., Witzel, N., & Qiao, X. (2010). Text orientation and transposed letter priming.

      Poster presented at the Seventh International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • March  2010
      Witzel, N., Witzel, J., & Forster, K. (2010). Comparisons of online reading paradigms: Eye tracking, moving window and maze.

      Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York University, NY.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • November  2009
      Forster, K., Witzel, N. O., & Wang, X. (2009). Asymmetries in cross-language masked translation priming.

      Paper presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • May  2009
      Witzel, J. D., Witzel, N. O., & Nicol, J. (2009). The reading of structurally ambiguous sentences by English language learners.

      Paper presented at the Second Language Processing and Parsing: State of the Science Conference, Texas Tech University, TX.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • April  2009
      Witzel, N. O. (2009). First and second language words in memory.

      SLAT Colloquium, University of Arizona.   [Invited]

    • March  2009
      Witzel, J. D., & Witzel, N. (2009). Pre-head gap-filling in Japanese sentence processing.

      Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of California, Davis, CA.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • March  2009
      Witzel, J. D., Witzel, N., & Nicol, J. (2009). Deeper than shallow: Evidence for structurally-based parsing biases in L2 sentence processing.

      Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of California, Davis, CA.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • November  2007
      Forster, K., Qiao, X., & Witzel, N. (2007). Masked priming effects with horizontal and vertical text.

      Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • November  2007
      Forster, K., Qiao, X., Witzel, N., Wang, X., & Chen, C-C. (2007). Masked priming studies in East-Asian languages.

      Cognitive Science Brown Bag Talk, University of Arizona.   [Invited]

    • October  2007
      Witzel, J., Witzel, N., Barto-Sisamout, K., & Nicol, J. (2007). L1 to L2 transfer in bilingual sentence processing.

      Paper presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Second Language Research Forum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • September  2007
      Witzel, J., & Witzel, N. (2007). The processing of Japanese control sentences.

      Poster presented at the 1st International Conference on Processing Head-final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • July  2006
      Witzel, J., & Witzel, N. (2006). Wanna contraction in intermediate-level Japanese learners of English.

      Paper presented at the Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2006, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • October  2004
      Witzel, J., & Witzel, N. (2004). Phonological recoding in high-level Japanese EFL learners.

      Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Second Language Research Forum, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • June  2004
      Witzel, J., & Witzel, N. (2004). Phonological recoding in intermediate Japanese-English bilinguals.

      Paper presented at the 6th Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society of Language Sciences, Aichi Shukutoku University, Nagoya, Japan.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • March  2004
      Witzel, J., & Witzel, N. O. (2004). Conceptual access from the L2 in less-fluent and fluent bilinguals.

      Paper presented at the 5th Tokyo Conference of Psycholinguistics, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • September  2003
      Witzel, J., & Ouchi, N. (2003). Access to the concept from the L2 in bilinguals.

      Poster presented at the 26th Annual Conference of the Second Language Research Forum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.   [Refereed/Juried]

    • August  2003
      Witzel, N. O. (2003). Teaching English pronunciation to elementary school children.

      Arakawa-ku Kyoiku Iinkai (Arakawa Ward Education Committee), Tokyo, Japan.   [Invited]

    • March  2003
      Ouchi, N. (2003). The translation asymmetry in unbalanced bilinguals.

      Paper presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan.   [Refereed/Juried]

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • May 2013 to Aug 2013 Linguistic Correlates of Proficiency sponsored by  - $15318
    • June 2012 to Dec 2012 Linguistic Correlates of Proficiency sponsored by  - $81456
    • Jan 2009 to May 2010 Lexicalization of Second Language Words. sponsored by  - $2000
    • Jan 2008 to Dec 2008 Syntactic Priming in Japanese. sponsored by  - $300
    • Sept 2007 to May 2008 Processing Japanese Control Sentences. sponsored by  - $600
    • Jan 2007 to May 2007 Processing Vertical Text: Evidence from English, Japanese, and Chinese Readers. sponsored by  - $600

Collaborators

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      Duration : Jan 2005 to Jan 2012

      Collaborator on a research paper published in Applied Psycholinguistics.

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      Duration : Aug 2002 to Present

      Collaborator on research papers published in Applied PsycholinguisticsJournal of Psycholinguistic ResearchThe Mental Lexicon and others.

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      Duration : Jan 2005 to Present

      Collaborator on research papers published in CognitionJournal of Experiment Psychology: Learning, Memory, and CognitionJournal of Psycholinguistic Research and others.

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      Duration : Nov 2011 to 2011

      Student collaborator on a research paper published in The Mental Lexicon.

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      Duration : Jan 2005 to Present

      Collaborator on research papers published in CognitionJournal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

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      Duration : Nov 2011 to 2011

      Student collaborator on a research paper published in The Mental Lexicon.

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      Duration : June 2015 to Present

      Student collaborator on a research paper published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

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      Duration : Oct 2016 to Present
      Student collaborator on a research paper published in the Journal of Psycholinguistic Research.

Courses

      • LING 5308-001 Language Assessment

        This is an introductory language testing course. Topics will include different types of language assessment, issues related to language testing, measurement and evaluation of achievement and proficiency in a second language, and developing tests of various language skills. Prerequisite: LING 5301, LING 5302, or permission of the instructor.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5328-001 Psycholinguistics

        This course will introduce students to psycholinguistics, or the study of the cognitive processes involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and production of language. The class will focus mainly on language perception and production by native speakers, but will also address issues related to bilingual/second language processing.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 4326-001 Bilingualism

        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism, bilingual education, cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5305-001 Second Language Acquistion

        This course will focus on second language acquisition. Topics will include the similarities and differences between first and second language acquisition, perception and production in native and non-native languages, and the implications of second language acquisition and processing research for theoretical linguistics and language teaching.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5326-001 Bilingualism

        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism, bilingual education, cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5328-001 Psycholinguistics

        This course will introduce students to psycholinguistics, or the study of the cognitive processes involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and production of language. The class will focus mainly on language perception and production by native speakers, but will also address issues related to bilingual/second language processing.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • PSYC 5389-001 Psycholinguistics

        This course will introduce students to psycholinguistics, or the study of the cognitive processes involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and production of language. The class will focus mainly on language perception and production by native speakers, but will also address issues related to bilingual/second language processing.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5305-001 Second Language Acquisition

        This course will focus on second language acquisition. Topics will include the similarities and differences between first and second language acquisition, perception and production in native and non-native languages, and the implications of second language acquisition and processing research for theoretical linguistics and language teaching.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 3301-001 Topics in Linguistics -- Psycholinguistics

        Covers issues related to language and linguistics. Topics may include language and film/literature/pop culture, endangered languages, speech synthesis, applied linguistics, or other topics determined by instructor. May be repeated for credit when content changes. No prerequisites.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5326-001 Bilingualism

        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism, bilingual education, cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 4326-001 Bilingualism

        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism, bilingual education, cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5305-001 Second Language Acquisition

        This course will focus on second language acquisition. Topics will include the similarities and differences between first and second language acquisition, perception and production in native and non-native languages, and the implications of second language acquisition and processing research for theoretical linguistics and language teaching.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5346-001 Topics in Applied Linguistics -- Language Assessment

        This course is an introductory testing course. Topics will include different types of language assessment, issues related to language testing, measurement and evaluation of achievement and proficiency in a second language, and developing language tests of various language skills.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 4326-001 Bilingualism

        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism, bilingual education, cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5326-001 Bilingualism

        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism, bilingual education, cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5305-001 Second Language Acquisition

        This course is the study of the processes of first and second language acquisition, their similarities and differences, language disorders, language perception and production, and implications of language acquisition research for linguistic theory and language teaching. Prerequisite: LING 5300 or permission of instructor.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 4389-001 Topics in Linguistics (Psycholinguistics) (X-listed As Ling 5346)

        This course will introduce you to psycholinguistics, or the study of the cognitive processes involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and production of language. The class will focus mainly on language perception and production by native speakers, but will also address issues related to bilingual/second language processing. You will learn about major topics in these areas, read and report on primary literature related to these topics, gain hands-on experience in a number of different experimental methods, and design and run a small-scale psycholinguistics research project.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5346-001 Topics in Applied Linguistics (Psycholinguistics) (X-listed As Ling 4389)

        This course will introduce you to psycholinguistics, or the study of the cognitive processes involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and production of language. The class will focus mainly on language perception and production by native speakers, but will also address issues related to bilingual/second language processing. You will learn about major topics in these areas, read and report on primary literature related to these topics, gain hands-on experience in a number of different experimental methods, and design and run a small-scale psycholinguistics research project.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 4395-001 Internship (Practicum)

        Internship (paid or unpaid) supervised by a faculty internship coordinator, with the student performing duties related to the academic curriculum of linguistics and/or TESOL. Students are required to submit an approved academic project related to the work performed. May be repeated with approval of the Undergraduate Advisor.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5110-001 TESOL Practicum (Practicum)

        In observing ESOL classes or in teaching learners of ESOL, the student demonstrates ability to apply the principles presented in the TESOL certificate coursework. Prerequisite: LING 5302 and LING 5305 and permission of instructor.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5393-001 Graduate Internship (Practicum)

        In observing ESOL classes or in teaching learners of ESOL, the student demonstrates ability to apply the principles presented in the MA TESOL coursework. Prerequisite: LING 5302 and LING 5305 and permission of instructor.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5395-001 Graduate Internship (Practicum)

        In observing ESOL classes or in teaching learners of ESOL, the student demonstrates ability to apply the principles presented in the MA TESOL coursework. Prerequisite: LING 5302 and LING 5305 and permission of instructor.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5305-001 Second Language Acquisition (X-listed As Ling 4327)

        This course is the study of the processes of first and second language acquisition, their similarities and differences, language disorders, language perception and production, and implications of language acquisition research for linguistic theory and language teaching. Prerequisite: LING 5300 or permission of instructor.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5310-001 Sociolinguistics

        This course introduces basic concepts, findings, issues, and research methods in sociolinguistics. Content includes key areas of sociolinguistic theory, as well as topics such as linguistic variation, code switching, language planning and standardization, and pidgins and creoles. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 4327-001 Second Language Acquisition (X-listed As Ling 5305)

        This course is the study of the processes of first and second language acquisition, their similarities and differences, language disorders, language perception and production, and implications of language acquisition research for linguistic theory and language teaching. Prerequisite: LING 3311 or permission of instructor. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 4326-001 Bilingualism (X-listed As Ling 5326)

        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism,  bilingual education, the cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5326-001 Bilingualism (X-listed As Ling 4326)

        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism,  bilingual education, the cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 4327-001 Second Language Acquisition (x-listed as LING 5305)
        This course is the study of the processes of first and second language acquisition, their similarities and differences, language disorders, language perception and production, and implications of language acquisition research for linguistic theory and language teaching. Prerequisite: LING 3311 or permission of instructor.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • LING 5305-001 Second Language Acquistion (x-listed as LING 4327)
        This course is the study of the processes of first and second language acquisition, their similarities and differences, language disorders, language perception and production, and implications of language acquisition research for linguistic theory and language teaching. Prerequisite: LING 5300 or permission of instructor.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • LING 4317-001 Sociolinguistics (X-listed As Ling 5310)

        This course introduces basic concepts, findings, issues, and research methods in sociolinguistics. Content includes key areas of sociolinguistic theory, as well as topics such as linguistic variation, code switching, language planning and standardization, and pidgins and creoles.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5310-001 Sociolinguistics (X-listed As Ling 4317)

        This course introduces basic concepts, findings, issues, and research methods in sociolinguistics. Content includes key areas of sociolinguistic theory, as well as topics such as linguistic variation, code switching, language planning and standardization, and pidgins and creoles.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 5346-001 Topics in Applied Linguistics (Bilingualism)
        This course introduces students to issues related to bilinguals and bilingualism. The areas that will be covered include different types of bilinguals/bilingualism,  bilingual education, the cognitive benefits (or disadvantages) of being a bilingual, and language processing in bilinguals.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • LING 5300-001 Linguistic Analysis
        This is an introductory linguistics course. It covers core areas in theoretical linguistics - phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Additional areas may also be covered, such as sociolinguistics, language acquisition, and psycholinguistics.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus

Service to the Profession

  • Other
    • Jan 2006 to  Present Journals (as an ad hoc reviewer)

      Bilingualism: Language and Cognition
      Child Development
      Discourse Processes

      Frontiers in Psychology
      Japanese Language and Literature
      Journal of Cognitive Psychology
      Journal of Second Language Studies

      Language Acquisition
      Language and Education
      Psychonomics Bulletin & Review
      Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
      Second Language Research

      Arizona Working Papers in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching

    • Jan 2007 to  Present Conference Abstracts (as a vetter)

      Annual Meeting of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society (2007-Present)
      Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) (2012)

    • Jan 2012 to  Present Grant Applications (as a reviewer)

      National Science Foundation (Developmental and Learning Sciences Program) (2012)
      National Science Foundation (Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Linguistics) (2013)
      National Science Foundation (Linguistics Program) (2015)

    • July 2013 to  Present Textbook (as a reviewer)

      Routledge Publishers (2013, 2017)

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • July 2010 to  Present Campus/College-wide Committees (University of Texas at Arlington)

      Member of the COLA Teaching Awards Committee (2016-ongoing)
      Alternate member of the Faculty Senate (Spring/Summer 2016)
      Member of the COLA Research Committee (2015-2016)
      Member of the Institutional Review Board (2014-ongoing)
      Advisor for the Student-run Japanese Culture Society (2014-ongoing)
      Alternate Member of the Institutional Review Board (2013-2014)
      Member of the EFL/ESL Bridge Program (2013-2014)
      Member of the Cognitive Science Initiative Committee (2010-2012)

    • July 2010 to  Present Departmental Committees

      Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee (2016-ongoing)
      Member of the Undergraduate Advisor Search Committee (Fall 2016)
      Member of the Deparment Chair 4th-year Review Committee (Spring 2016)
      MA Linguistics Advisor (2015-ongoing)
      Graduate Linguistics Advisor (2014-2015)
      Committee Member for the MA Linguistics Comprehensive Exam (2012-ongoing)
      Committee Member for the MA TESOL Comprehensive Exam (2012-ongoing)
      Member of the PhD Admissions Committee (2012-ongoing)
      Member of the Scholarships and Awards Committee (2012-ongoing)
      Judge for the UTASCILT Conference (2012-ongoing)
      Member of the Graduate Studies Committee (2010-2011; 2012-ongoing)
      Reader for the PhD Qualifying Papers (2012-2014)
      Library Liaison (2012-2013)
      Graduate Advisor (2010-2011)
      Member of the PhD Admissions Committee (Spring 2011)

  • Other
    • Dec 2015 to  Present Dissertation Committee Member (In Progress)

      Vivian Ta (Psychology, 2017-)

    • Dec 2015 to  Present Dissertation Committee Member (Completed)

      JungAe Lee Allman (Linguistics & TESOL, Defended Fall 2015)
      Namrata Dubey (Graduated with MA Linguistics, Fall 2015)
      Nathaniel Eversole (Linguistics & TESOL, Defended Summer 2017)
      Juyoung Lee (Linguistics & TESOL, Defended Spring 2016)
      Iya Khelm Price (Linguistics & TESOL, Defended Spring 2016)
      Jessica Rohr (Linguistics & TESOL, Defended Summer 2016)

    • July 2016 to  Present PhD Qualifying Paper Committee Chair (Completed)

      Juliet Huynh (Defended Fall 2016)

    • Jan 2017 to  Present PhD Qualifying Paper Committee Chair (In Progress)

      Alhassan Alzahrani (2017-)
      Rongchao Tang (2016-)

    • Jan 2017 to  Present Dissertation Committee Chair (In Progress)

      Juliet Huynh (2017-)
      Ehsan Shafiee Zargar (2016-)