Dr. Snyder is a professor in the Linguistics Department at the University of Connecticut. His research interests include child language acquisition (of syntax, morphology, and semantics), comparative syntax and morphology, the syntax-semantics interface, as well as experimental psycholinguistics.
Our Graduate Students
Emma is a doctoral student and IGERT fellow. She is from Annapolis, Maryland and received her B.A. in Linguistics from the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interests include first-language acquisition, computational modeling, psycholinguistics, and neurolinguistics among others. In her free time, she likes to travel new sites, read many books, and annoy her two cats.
Shuyan is a fifth year Ph.D student of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut. I am mainly interested in first language acquisition, especially the acquisition of pragmatics, semantics, and syntax. She is also interested in syntax, and sign language studies.
Kangzheng is a third-year graduate student in the Linguistics Department. He is from Jiangsu, China and received his B.A. from Soochow University. His research interests include child language acquisition, computational models of parameter-setting and syntax. When he is free, he likes to hike, travel and reading history.