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Judith F. Kroll
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Linguistics, and Women's Studies
E-mail - jfk7@psu.edu
Research Interests: Psycholinguistics, bilingualism, second language acquisition, language processing

Paola (Giuli) Dussias
Associate Professor of Spanish, Linguistics and Psychology
E-mail - pdussias@psu.edu
Research Interests: Psycholinguistics, bilingualism, sentence parsing, code-switching, second language acquisition

Ping Li
Professor of Psychology, Linguistics, and Information Sciences and Technology
E-mail - pul8@psu.edu
Research Interests: Cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, bilingualism, computational and neural mechanisms of language acquisition.

Janet van Hell
Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Penn State
Professor of Language Development: Radboud University Nijmegen
E-mail - j.vanhell@pwo.ru.nl
Research Interests: Second language learning and bilingualism/multilingualism; Language development in children with a typical or atypical language development (children who are deaf, children with dyslexia, with SLI, and bilingual children from an ethnic minority background).