Lab Members

Lab Director

Ming Xiang
PhD, Michigan State University
personal site


Graduate Students

Sanghee Kim
personal site

Sanghee is a third year graduate student. She works on psycholinguistics with a focus on semantics/pragmatics, and syntax. Her research interest is on language processing mechanism and computational modeling of language comprehension.

Daniel Lam
personal site

Daniel is a fourth year graduate student. He is interested in memory-based models of language processing.

Eszter Ronai
personal site

Eszter is a fifth year graduate student interested in experimental pragmatics and syntactic processing. The empirical domain of her dissertation is alternative-sensitive expressions, such as scalar inference and association with focus. She has also worked on the role of Questions Under Discussion in implicature processing, the effect of pragmatic contrast on speech perception, and relative clause complexity.

Laura Stigliano
personal site

Laura is a fifth year graduate student. She focuses on syntax, its interfaces, and experimental linguistics. Her research interests include ellipsis, islands, resumptive pronouns, and nominal morphology, among many others. She mainly works on Spanish and Hungarian.

Research Assistants

Christine Gu

Sonja Chen

Weijie Xu

Jiaxuan Li (personal site)

Lab Alumni

Graduate Students Alumni

Jeffrey Geiger – Visiting Assistant Professor, Pomona College (personal site)

Julian Grove – Postdoc, University of Gothenburg (personal site)

Helena Aparicio – Assistant Professor, Cornell University (personal site)

Andrea Beltrama – MindCORE Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania (personal site)

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

Yaron McNabb – Data Scientist, Anchormen (linkedin)

Postdoctoral Researchers Alumni

Timothy Leffel – Research Scientist, Amazon (personal site)

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

Research Assistants Alumni

Thomas Sostarics – PhD student, Linguistics, Northwestern University

Josef Klafka – Software Developer, Epic (personal site)

Alex Kramer – PhD student, Linguistics, University of Michigan

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

Steve SanPietro – Data Engineer, Centro (linkedin)

Lelia Glass – 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)