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Melissa Bowles

Kim, H. R., Bowles, M.A., Yan, X., & Chung, S. J. (in press). Examining the comparability between paper- and computer-based versions of an integrated writing placement test. Assessing Writing.

Bowles, M. (in press). Verbal reports in instructed SLA research: Opportunities, challenges, and limitations. In R.P. Leow (Ed.), SLR Handbook of Classroom Learning: Processing and Processes. New York: Routledge.

Bowles, M. (in press). Introspective verbal reports: Think-alouds and stimulated recall. In A. Phakiti, P. De Costa, L. Plonsky, & S. Starfield (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Applied Linguistics Research Methodology. London: Palgrave.

Bowles, M. (in press). Outcomes of classroom Spanish heritage language instruction: State of the field and an agenda for the future. TheRoutledge Handbook of Spanish as a Heritage/Minority Language, Ed. Kim Potowski. New York: Routledge.

Montrul, S., & Bowles, M. (2017). Instructed heritage language acquisition. In S. Loewen and M. Sato (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Instructed Second Language Acquisition (pp. 488-502). New York: Routledge.

Bowles, M., & Adams, R.J. 2015. An interaction approach to learner-learner interaction in second and foreign language classrooms. In N. Markee (Ed.) Handbook on Classroom Discourse (pp. 198-212). Boston: Wiley.

Bowles, M.A., & Montrul, S. 2014. Heritage Spanish speakers in university language courses: A decade of difference. ADFL Bulletin, 43(1):112-122.

Bowles, M.A., Adams, R.J., & Toth, P.D. 2014. A comparison of L2-L2 and L2-HL interactions in Spanish language classrooms. The Modern Language Journal, 98(2): 497-517.

[Nominated for the ACTFL-NFMLTA/MLJ Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education]


Kiel Christianson

Christianson, K. (2017). Psycholinguistics. In M. Aronoff & J. Rees-Miller (Eds.), The Handbook of Linguistics (2nd Edition), pp. 345-370. Boston: Wiley-Blackwell.

Christianson, K. (2016). When language comprehension goes wrong for the right reasons: Good Enough, underspecified, or shallow language processing. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 817-828.

Christianson, K., Luke, S. G., Hussey, E. K. & Wochna, K. (2017). Why reread? Evidence from garden-path and local coherence structures. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1380-1405.

Christianson, K., Zhou, P., Palmer, C., & Raizen, A. (2017). Effects of Context and Individual Differences on the Processing of Taboo Words. Acta Psychologica, 178, 73-86.

Den Ouden, D. B., Dickey, M. W., Anderson, C., & Christianson, K. (2016). Neural correlates of early-closure garden-path processing: Effects of prosody and plausibility. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 926-949.

Ferreira, F. & Christianson, K. (2016). Is Now-or-Never Language Processing Good Enough? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, e72.

Hussey, E.K., Christianson, K., Treiman, D.M., Smith, K.A., & Steinmetz, P. N. (2017, Aug. 23 publication). Single neuron recordings of bilinguals performing in a continuous recognition memory task. PLoS One,

Kim, J-H. & Christianson, K. (2017). Working memory effects on the L1 and L2 processing of ambiguous relative clauses by Korean L2 learners of English. Second Language Research, 33, 365-388.

Kim, S-A., Packard, J., Christianson, K., Anderson, R.C., & Shin, J-A. (2016). Orthographic Consistency and Individual Learner Differences in Second Language Character Learning and Reading. Reading & Writing, 29, 1409-1434.

Li, Q., Huang, Z., & Christianson, K. (2017). Ambiguity Tolerance and Advertising Effectiveness. Annals of Tourism Research, 63, 216-222.

Li, Q., Huang, Z., & Christianson, K. (2016). Visual attention toward tourism photographs with text: An eye-tracking study. Tourism Management, 54, 243-258.

Luke, S. G. & Christianson, K. (2018, in press). The Provo Corpus: A Large Eye-Tracking Corpus with Predictability Norms. Behavior Research Methods.

Luke, S.G. & Christianson, K. (2016). Limits on lexical prediction during reading. Cognitive Psychology, 88, 22-60.

Qian, Z., Garnsey, S., & Christianson, K. (2018) A comparison of online and offline measures of good-enough processing in garden-path sentences. Language, Cognition, & Neuroscience, 33, 227-254.

Stites, M. C., Federmeier, K. D., & Christianson, K. (2016). Do morphemes matter when reading compound words with transposed letters? Evidence from eye-tracking. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 31, 1299-1319.

Stoops, A. & Christianson, K. (2017). Parafoveal processing of inflectional morphology on Russian nouns. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 29, 653-669.

Zhou, P. & Christianson, K. (2016). I "hear" what you're "saying": Auditory perceptual simulation during silent reading. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 972-995.

Zhou, P. & Christianson, K. (2016). Auditory Perceptual Simulation (APS): Simulating speech rate or accent? Acta Psychologica, 168, 85-90.


Liv Thorstensson Davila

Dávila, L.T. (2018).  Multilingualism and identity: Articulating “African-ness” in an American high school.  Race, Ethnicity and Education. Available:

Dávila, L.T. (2017).  Heritage language learning in a multilingual Swedish school. Journal of Language, Identity and Education, 16(6), 395-407.

 Dávila, L.T., Kolano, L.Q. & Coffey, H. (2017).  Negotiating co-teaching identities in multilingual high school classrooms.  National Association of Bilingual Education Journal of Research and Practice, 8(1), 28-43.  Available:

Dávila, L.T. (2017). Integration in isolation: Newly arrived immigrant youth in Sweden negotiate identity, language & literacy. System Journal. Available:

Dávila, L.T. (2016). The pivotal and peripheral roles of bilingual classroom assistants at one Swedish elementary school. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. Available:

Georgia (Joey) Garcia

García, G. E., & Willis, A. I. (2015). Frameworks for promoting multicultural literacies: Moving toward educational justice. In P. A. Schmidt, & A. M. Lazar (Eds.), Reconceptualizing literacy in the new age of multiculturalism and pluralism (second ed., pp. 3-38). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Noteborn, G. C. M., & García, G. E. (2015).  Turning MOOCs around: Increasing undergraduate academic performance by reducing test-anxiety in a flipped classroom. In S. Y. Tettegah & M. P. McCreery (Eds.), Emotions, technology, and learning (pp. 3-34). San Diego: Elsevier.

Stahl, K. A. D., & García, G. E. (2015). Developing reading comprehension: Effective instruction for all students in preK-2, essential library of preK-2 literacy series (Sharon Walpole & Michael McKenna, series editors), NY: Guilford Press.

García, G. E., & DeNicolo, C. P. (2016). Improving the language and literacy assessment of emergent bilinguals. In L. Helman (Ed.), Literacy development with English learners: Research based instruction in grades k-6 (2nd ed., pp. 78-108). New York, NY: Guilford.

García, G. E, & Godina, H. (2017). A window into bilingual reading: The bilingual reading practices of fourth-grade, Mexican-American children who are emergent bilinguals. Journal of Literacy Research, 49(2), 273-301.

López-Velásquez, A. M., & García, G. E. (2017). The bilingual reading practices and performance of two Hispanic first-graders.  Bilingual Research Journal, 40(3), 246-261.

Stahl, K. A. D. & García, G. E. (2017). Using assessments to map and evaluate the comprehension development of young children.  In S. Israel (Ed.), Handbook of research on reading comprehension (2nd ed., pp. 2441-270). New York: NY: Guilford.

García, G. E., & Lang, M. G. (in press). The link between standards and dual language teachers’ Spanish literacy instruction and use of formative assessments. Bilingual Research Journal, 34 ms. pages.

López, A., & García G. E. (in preparation).  Connecting large-scale English language proficiency assessments with classroom practices.  In M-Y Wolf (Ed.), Large-scale English language proficiency assessments. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.


Tania Ionin

Ionin, T., Grolla, E., & Santos, H. (In press). Remarks: Another look at the acceptability of bare singular NPs in episodic sentences in Brazilian Portuguese. Syntax.

Ionin, T. & Matushansky, O. (In press). Cardinals: The syntax and semantics of cardinal-containing expressions. Linguistic Inquiry Monograph Series. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Ionin, T. (2018, in press). Advanced-level Semantics. In P. Malovrh and A. Benati (Eds.), The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second Language Acquisition (pp. 442-460). London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Ionin, T. & Luchkina. T. (2018, in press). Focus on Russian scope: An experimental investigation of the relationship between quantifier scope, prosody, and information structure. Linguistic Inquiry, 49(4).

Choi, S., Ionin, T., & Zhu, Y. (2018). L1 Korean and L1 Mandarin L2 English learners’ acquisition of the count/mass distinction in English. Second Language Research, 34(2), 147-177.

Ionin, T. & Radeva-Bork, T. (2018). State of the art of first language acquisition research on Slavic languages. Journal of Slavic Linguistics, 25(2), 337-366.

Ionin, T. & Luchkina, T. (2017). The one kitten who was stroked by every girl: revisiting scope and scrambling in Russian. In C. Halpert, H. Kotek and C. van Urk (Eds.), A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky. Cambridge, MA: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics.

Ionin, T., Grolla, E., Santos, H., & Montrul, S. (2015). Interpretation of NPs in generic and existential contexts in L3 Brazilian Portuguese. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 5, 215-251.

Ionin, T. 2015. Certain properties of certain indefinites: An experimental perspective. In L. Alonso-Ovalle and P. Menendez-Benito (Eds.), Epistemic Indefinites (pp. 183-210). Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Jill Jegerski

Jegerski, J. (In press). Sentence processing in Spanish as a heritage language: Relative clause attachment in early bilinguals. Language Learning.

  Jegerski , J. (In press). Psycholinguistic perspectives on Spanish as a heritage language. In K. Potowski (Ed.), Routledge handbook of Spanish as a heritage/minority language. New York: Routledge.

  Jegerski, J. (2017). The processing of the object marker "a" by heritage Spanish speakers. International Journal of Bilingualism. Advance online publication.

  Jegerski, J., Keating, G. D., & VanPatten, B. (2016). On-line relative clause attachment strategy in heritage speakers of Spanish. International Journal of Bilingualism, 20(3), 254-268.

  Jegerski, J. (2016). Number attraction effects in near-native Spanish sentence comprehension. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 38(1), 5-33.

  Keating, G. D., Jegerski, J., & VanPatten, B. (2016). Online processing of subject pronouns in monolingual and heritage bilingual speakers of Mexican Spanish. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19(1), 36-49.

  Jegerski, J., VanPatten, B., & Keating, G. (2016). Relative clause attachment preferences in early and late bilinguals. In D. Pascual y Cabo (Ed.), Advances in Spanish as a heritage language (pp. 81-98). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  Jegerski, J. (2015). The processing of case in near-native Spanish. Second Language Research, 31(3), 281-307.

  Keating, G. D., & Jegerski, J. (2015). Experimental designs in sentence processing research: A methodological review and user’s guide. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 37(1), 1-32. [Albert Valdman award winner for outstanding publication in Studies in Second Language Acquisition journal].


Jerry Packard

Packard, J.L. (2016). Lexical Word Formation. In Huang, C. and Shi, D. (Eds.). The Cambridge Grammar of the Chinese Language. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

 Kim, S., Packard, J.L., Christianson, K., Anderson, R.C. and Shin, J. (2016). Orthographic Consistency and  Individual Learner Differences in Second Language Literacy Acquisition. Reading and Writing. DOI 10.1007/s11145-016-9643-y.            

Packard, J.L. (2016). Chinese Morphology. In Chan, Sin-wai (Ed.). The Routledge Encyclopedia of theChinese Language. Routledge.               

Packard, J.L. (2016). Chinese Psycholinguistics. In Chan, Sin-wai (Ed.). The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language. Routledge.                

Packard, J.L. (2018). Mnemonics in the Chinese L2 Lexicon. Taiwan Journal of Chinese as a Second Language 14.1.                                                                 

Packard, J.L. (to appear). Chinese Morphology. In Katamba, F. (Ed.). The Routledge Handbook of Morphology.                                                      

Yun, Y. and Packard, J.L. (to appear). Syntactic Ambiguity Resolution in Native and Nonnative Speakers of Chinese. To appear in G. Martohardjono and S. Flynn (eds), Language in Development: A cross-linguistic perspective. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.


Darren Tanner

Armstrong, A., Bulkes, N. Z., & Tanner, D. (in press). Quantificational cues modulate the processing of English subject-verb agreement by native Chinese speakers: An ERP study. Studies in Second Language Acquisition.

Bulkes, N. Z. & Tanner, D. (2017). Going to town: Large scale norms and statistical analysis of 870 English idioms. Behavior Research Methods, 49, 772-783.

Grey, S. E., Tanner, D., & Van Hell, J. G. (2017). How right is left? Handedness modulates neural responses during morphosyntactic processing. Brain Research, 1669, 27-43.

Montrul, S. & Tanner, D. (2017). Individual differences and retrieval interference in L2 processing. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 20, 704-705.

Shantz, K. & Tanner, D. (2017). Talking out of order: Task order influences access to grammatical gender and phonology in lexical access. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 32, 82-101.

Tanner, D., Grey, S. E., & Van Hell, J. G. (2017). Dissociating retrieval interference and reanalysis in the P600 during sentence comprehension. Psychophysiology, 54, 248-259.

Litcofsky, K., Tanner, D., & van Hell J. G. (2016). Effects of language experience, use, and cognitive functioning on bilingual word production and comprehension. International Journal of Bilingualism, 20, 666-683.

Tanner, D., Norton, J.S., Morgan-Short, K., & Luck, S. J. (2016). On high-pass filter artifacts (they’re real) and baseline correction (it’s a good idea) in ERP/ERMF analysis. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 265, 166-170. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2016.01.002

Mehravari, A. S., Tanner, D., *Wampler, E. K., Valentine, G. D., & Osterhout, L. (2015). Effects of grammaticality and morphological complexity on the P600 event-related potential component. PLoS ONE, 10:e0140850. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140850 

Tanner, D. (2015). On the left anterior negativity (LAN) in electrophysiological studies of morphosyntactic agreement. Cortex, 66, 149-155.

Tanner, D. & Bulkes, N. Z. (2015). Cues, quantification, and agreement in language comprehension. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 1753-1763. 

Tanner, D., Morgan-Short, K., & Luck, S. J. (2015). How inappropriate high-pass filters can produce artifactual effects and incorrect conclusions in ERP studies of language and cognition. Psychophysiology, 52, 997-1009.