Lab Members


Ming Xiang
PhD, MSU (2005)
mxiang [@] uchicago [.] edu
personal homepage




Jeff Geiger

jgeiger [@] uchicago [.] edu

Jeff is a PhD candidate interested in experimental pragmatics and the interfaces of pragmatics. His research focuses on the contribution of nonlinguistic information to the interpretation of anaphoric devices.



Julian Grove
juliang [@] uchicago [.] edu

personal homepage
Julian is interested in experimental studies of ellipsis, and in particular how ellipsis interacts with structural priming.




Daniel Lam

dlam8 [@] uchicago [.] edu

Daniel is a first year graduate student. He is interested in memory-based models of language processing, as well as psycholinguistic approaches to investigating language evolution and origin.



Diane Rak


Eszter Ronai

ronai [@] uchicago [.] edu

personal homepage

Eszter is a third year graduate student interested in experimental syntax and semantics-pragmatics. She has worked on the role of pragmatics in speech perception, the processing of pragmatic inferences in context, as well as syntactic complexity.


Sanghee Kim

sangheekim[@] uchicago [.] edu

personal homepage

Sanghee is a first year graduate student. Her particular focus in on sentence processing, semantics, and syntax. She is interested in language representation, language processing mechanisms, and their intertwined relationship.


Graduate Students

Helena Aparicio – Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT Computational Psycholinguistics Lab (personal site)

Andrea Beltrama – Postdoctoral scholar, Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle (LLF) at Paris 7-Diderot (personal site)

Emily Hanink – Postdoctoral fellow, The University of Manchester (personal site)

Yaron McNabb – Postdoctoral researcher, University of Utrecht (personal site)

Postdoctoral Researchers

Timothy Leffel – Research scientist, NORC (personal site)

Christina Kim – Lecturer, Department of English Language and Linguistics, University of Kent (personal site)

Caroline Frazia – Research Associate, Conifer Research LLC (personal site)

Research Assistants

Alex Kramer – PhD student, Linguistics, University of Michigan

Steve SanPietro – Data Engineer, Centro (linkedin)

Lelia Glass – Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech (personal site)

Stefan Bartell – PhD student, Linguistics and Cognitive Science, University of Delaware

Genna Vegh – DMS student, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine

Katina Vradelis – Curriculum Specialist, NoRedInk (linkedin)

Spencer M Watts – Product Analyst, (linkedin)