Brittany Lee is a Ph.D. student in the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Language and Communicative Disorders. She received a B.S. in Psychology and a B.A. in Spanish from Loyola University Chicago. She also has an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from The New School along with seven years of experience in the field. She is interested in how native users of sign languages acquire English as a second language.
Meghan McGarry, a JDP Student in Communicative Disorders and is interested in the psycholinguistics of American Sign Language. McGarry received her BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA, in which she focused on Event-Related Potential representation of indirect speech acts. McGarry is a competitive long distance runner and enjoys cross-stitching.
Gabriela Meade is a Ph.D. student in the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Language and Communicative Disorders. She received her B.A. in Cognitive Science from Dartmouth College and M.Sc. in Cognitive Neuroscience at Radboud University in the Netherlands. Gabriela works in the Neurocognition Lab, using electrophysiological techniques to investigate language interaction, especially in adults who are just beginning to learn a new language. In the future, she hopes to partner with teachers and apply this research to improving foreign language instruction.