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Lynn Santelmann

Associate Professor

Contact

santelmannl@pdx.edu
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Ph.D. Linguistics, minor in Cognitive Science, Cornell University 1995M.A. Linguistics, Cornell University 1992B.A. German, Minor Foreign Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1989

Courses Taught

  • LING 233: Language and the Mind 
  • LING 407: Senior Seminar: Acquisition of the lexicon
  • LING 411/511: Syntax 
  • LING 418/518 Morphology
  • LING 433/533: Psycholinguistics 
  • LING 437/537: First Language Acquisition 
  • LING 438/538: Second Language Acquisition 
  • LING 480/580: Bilingualism 
  • LING 490/590: History of English
  • LING 507: Empirical Research Writing
  • LING 559: Introduction to Graduate Study in Applied Linguistics

Research Interests

  • Childhood Language Acquisition
    • Vocabulary learning (L1 and L2)
    • Morphology and structural relationships
    • Comparative study of syntax
  • Psycholinguistics and Adult Language Learning (Second Language Learning)
    • Structural relationships
    • Relationship between vocabulary and language structure processing
  • Scholarship of teaching
    • Linguistics factors affecting academic reading by upper division students
    • Teaching the culture of academia

Representative Publications

  • Santelmann, L. (in press). Psycholinguistics. In J. Bennet (Ed.), SAGE encyclopedia of intercultural competence.
  • Santelmann, L. (in press). Acquisition of long distinance dependencies. In P. Brooks, V. Kempe, & J.C. Golson (Eds.), SAGE encyclopedia of language development.
  • Santelmann, L. (2010). The acquisition of morphology, in P. Hogan (Ed.), The Cambridge encyclopedia of language sciences. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Santelmann, L. (2010). Infant responses to speech, in P. Hogan (Ed.), The Cambridge encyclopedia of language sciences. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.