As Assistant Provost (Assistant Vice President) at Queens College I work to support innovation in teaching, experiential education, and student success. My programs and projects include the following:
- Center for Teaching & Learning
- STEM Bridges over Eastern Queens
- Experiential education
- CUNY Service Corps
- Tech Talent Pipeline Residency @ QC
My PhD is in Linguistics, from the CUNY Graduate Center. My research is on cross-linguistic aspects of sentence processing, with a focus on syntactic ambiguity and the contribution of prosody to syntactic disambiguation. Another focus is the impact of the second language on the first language of bilinguals. I have also done some work on technology in higher education and am interested in measures of student success.
I am faculty in the department of Linguistics & Communication Disorders, where I have taught courses on psycholinguistics, bilingualism, and second language acquisition. I am also affiliated with three programs at the CUNY Graduate Center, where I advise Masters and PhD students: