Bilingual Literacy Project at the University of Michigan, Director Prof. Ioulia Koveman, is looking for prospective graduate students to participate in research on bilingual language and literacy acquisition. Our primary focus is on reading acquisition in Chinese-English and Spanish-English speaking children grades k-4, longitudinally, investigating phonological awareness, morphological awareness, cross-linguistic transfer, brain development, and bilingual dyslexia. The studies employ fNIRS and other types of neuroimaging.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, linguistics, neuroscience, and related disciplines are welcome.
Depending on the candidate's specific interests, graduate students may be admitted through one of the following programs:
CPEP and Developmental Psychology programs at the University of Michigan rank among top 5 graduate programs in the US and offer outstanding training in developmental psychology, education, and cognitive neuroscience
For more information about our research group visit https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/kovelman-lab/.
Prof. Kovelman can be reached at Kovelman@umich.edu