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Matt Carlson

Matt Carlson

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics


Research Interests: 

Psycholinguistics, phonology, morphology, the mental lexicon, bilingualism, second language acquisition, language development, gesture. 

Recent Publications:

  • Carlson, M. T. & Gerfen, C. (2011). Spanish diphthongizing stems: productivity, processing, and the shaping of the lexicon. The Mental Lexicon 6(3), 351-373.
  • Carlson, M. T. & Gerfen, C. (2011). Productivity is the key: morphophonology and the riddle of alternating diphthongs in Spanish. Language 87(3), 510-538.
  • Carlson, M. T., Bane, M., and Sonderegger, M. (2011). Global properties of the phonological networks in child and child-directed speech. in N. Danis, K. Mesh, & H. Sung (Eds.)Proceedings of the 35th Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 97-109). Vol. 1. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Hall, J. K.; Cheng, A.; and Carlson, M. T. (2006). Reconceptualizing multicompetence as a theory of language knowledge. Applied Linguistics 27(2), 220-240