I am a Level III PhD student in the Linguistics program at The Graduate Center, CUNY, where I also hold an MA (2019) and MPhil (2022). I am a research coordinator in the Second Language Acquisition lab, and the assistant to the directors at the Research Institute for the Study of Language in Urban Society (RISLUS). Gita Martohardjono is my primary advisor.
My research interests revolve around experimental morphosyntax and semantics, heritage languages, and bilingualism. Particularly, I am interested in the individual effects of bilingual experience on L1 and L2 sentence processing. To learn more about my research, check out my Research tab!
Before coming to the Graduate Center, I received a BA in Spanish Secondary Education, a BS in Psychology, and an MA in Hispanic Studies, all from Louisiana State University. I am an avid fan of LSU football, and never turn down an invitation for some boiled crawfish. Geaux Tigers.
I am a Texas native, and wholeheartedly believe there are few problems in life which cannot be solved by a frozen margarita and a bowl of queso. I spend my spare time with my dog Remy and cat Pepper, reading fantasy books, watching sappy movies, or going on spontaneous adventures.