Visiting Scholar/Student Researcher

Laura Alvarez Lopez

Visiting Professor

PhD, Stockholm University

My research interests are directly linked to the interplay between language and society. I study social and linguistic factors that cause language variation and change, especially in multilingual contexts where speakers of Portuguese, Spanish and African languages have lived side-by-side. I am also interested in interdisciplinary approaches to explore the connection between language, culture and society, for example, by focusing on Afro-Latin American communities’ linguistic and cultural practices in contexts...

Lars Emil Carlsson

Visiting Student Researcher

My research lies in the intersection of Reinforcement Learning and Cognitive Science and is focused on how to make agents coordinate efficiently with each other in multi-agent environments. I am currently visiting the Language & Cognition Lab at UC Berkeley. The focus of the visit will be to explore the intersection between Multi-Agent Communication and Cognitive Science.