Frank M. Gagliardi Professor of Japanese
M.A. Columbia University, TESOL (1985)
M.A. Cornell University, Linguistics (1994)
Ph.D. Cornell University, Linguistics (2000)
Areas of Expertise
First and second language acquisition Lexical acquisition
JAPN 258 / PSYC 258Language and Literacy Development (not offered 2020/21)
JAPN 407 T / ASST 207An Exploration of Japanese Language and Culture (not offered 2020/21)
“The Acquisition of Japanese Numeral Classifiers.” In The Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics, M. Nakayama, R. Mazuka, Y. Shirai, and P. Li (eds.). Cambridge University Press. 2006.
The Acquisition of Numeral Classifiers: The Case of Japanese Children. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, New York, 2005.
“The Acquisition of Japanese Numeral Classifiers – linkage between grammatical forms and conceptual categories.” Co-authored with F. Keil. Journal of East Asian Linguistics 9: 379-409. 2000.
“The Acquisition of Japanese Numeral Classifiers – linkage between grammatical forms and conceptual categories.” Co-authored with F. Keil. The Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society 1159-1164.1998.
“The Acquisition of Japanese Numeral Classifiers.” Co-authored with Frank Keil. The Proceedings of the 20th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 849-860. 1996.
Lecturer in Japanese at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Instructor in the FALCON intensive Japanese Program at Cornell University
Visiting Lecturer in Japanese at Columbia Universty