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Jenny Saffran

Jenny Saffran

Professor, psychology; investigator, Waisman Center

Expert on infant learning, language acquisition, music perception

Joseph Salmons

Joseph Salmons

Professor, German; director, Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures

Language and immigration, German in North America, languages of Wisconsin, American dialects, historical linguistics

Doug Maynard

Doug Maynard

Professor, sociology

Using audio and video recordings, I study the practices of talk and interaction in legal, medical and other settings

Anja Wanner

Anja Wanner

Professor, English

Expert on the English language (grammar, standards, genres, academic writing, spelling, language change, language use on the Internet, "Grammar Badgers" website)

Mark Louden

Mark Louden

Professor, German

Pennsylvania Dutch language and culture, Amish and Mennonite faith and life, Yiddish language and culture

Mariana Pacheco

Mariana Pacheco

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Expertise in language and literacy learning, schooling of language minority students, English Learners, bilingual education

Gary Lupyan

Gary Lupyan

Associate Professor, Psychology

Effects of language on cognition and perception. How does learning a language transform human cognition. Does learning different languages cause us to think differently?

Maryellen MacDonald

Maryellen MacDonald

Professor, psychology

Expert on language comprehension, language comprehension, and the relationship between memory and language use