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Excellence in Research

Each year, the University at Albany honors special members of its community with Excellence Awards denoting exceptional contributions to the life of the campus. Four faculty members received this tribute in 2009 for Excellence in Research.

Laurie Feldman Laurie FeldmanPsychology

Professor Laurie Feldman is Professor of Psychology in the cognitive doctoral program in the Psychology Department. She joined the University in 1990.

Professor Feldman's research focuses on language processing, in particular, how the morphological structure of English differs from other languages and how these differences affect language comprehension and production. She investigates morphological issues with native speakers (adults and children) and non-native adult speakers. Another aspect of her research is how native and nonnative speakers understand language produced by someone whose accent is different than their own.

She has published an edited book, 50 peer-reviewed articles and 25 book chapters. Many of these were co-authored by her doctoral students, and many published in the premier journals of her discipline. Her work is frequently cited by other scholars and is an internationally sought after speaker. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Society. In the words of her nominator, Laurie Feldman is a "superb social scientist and an internationally recognized scholar in the psychology of language.

Excellence in Research

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