I am a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Communication Analysis and Design Laboratory at 
Northeastern University led by Dr. Rupal Patel.

I completed my PhD in Cognitive Science at Brown University in August 2014 under the supervision of Dr. James Morgan. 
My areas of specialization are child language acquisition, prosody, phonetics and phonology, and Spanish and Catalan linguistics.

Research Interests:  First language acquisition; prosody; intersection of intonation and information structure; 
acoustic phonetics; articulatory phonology; Romance linguistics; typical and atypical development.

j.thorson at neu dot edu