Language Experts

Jeanette Altarriba
Psychology, Latin American, Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
Dean of College of Arts and Sciences; Professor
Areas of expertise: Psychology of language, Psycholinguistics, Second language acquisition, Bilingualism, Knowledge representation, Eye movements and reading, Concept and category formation, Cognition and emotion, Cross-cultural psychology, False and autobiographical memory within and between languages, Survival processing, Interaction between language, Memory, Perception
Anthony DeBlasi Photo
East Asian Studies
Associate Professor of Chinese Studies
Areas of expertise: China, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Confucianism
Susanna Fessler
East Asian Studies
Professor of Japanese Studies
Areas of expertise: Japanese literature and culture of the modern era
Istvan Kecskes
Educational Theory & Practice, Communication, School of Education
Distinguished Professor
Areas of expertise: Second language acquisition, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Intercultural communication, Foreign language learning, English as a Lingua Franca, Cognitive linguistics
Timothy Sergay
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Associate Professor of Russian
Areas of expertise: Russian language, Russian-English translation, 20th century Russian literature