Language and Cognition

Susanne Gahl

Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science

PhD, UC Berkeley

Psycholinguistics; language production and comprehension; aphasia

Noah Hermalin

PhD student

Language and cognition; writing systems and written language

Keith Johnson

Professor of the Graduate School

PhD, Ohio State University

Linguistic phonetics, psycholinguistics, neurophonetics

George Lakoff

Professor Emeritus of Linguistics

Cognitive linguistics, especially the neural theory of thought and language; conceptual systems, conceptual metaphor, grammar and meaning; the application of cognitive and neural linguistics to politics, literature, psychology, philosophy and mathematics

Schuyler Laparle

PhD student

Syntax and its interfaces, lexical semantics, pragmatics, information structure, metaphor, cognitive linguistics

Emily Remirez

PhD student

Sociocultural and interactional linguistics, lab phonetics and phonology (especially speech perception), identity construction

Eve Sweetser

Professor of Linguistics; Director, Celtic Studies Program

PhD, UC Berkeley

Semantics, syntax, historical linguistics, Celtic languages, speech act theory, metaphor theory, semantic change, grammaticalization, grammatical meaning, gesture