Delaney Wilson

delaney.wilson@ku.edu

I am a first year graduate student in the Linguistics Department at the University of Kansas. I take a psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic approach to second language learning, specializing in electroencephalography (EEG).

I am affiliated with the Second Language Acquisition Lab and the Neurolinguistics and Language Processing Lab.

Education

2017 - present M.A./Ph.D. program, University of Kansas

Advisors: Dr. Alison Gabriele & Dr. Robert Fiorentino

2012 - 2015 B.A. Linguistics, Pennsylvania State University

Advisor: Dr. Janet van Hell

Fellowships and Awards

2017 Graduate Fellow of Linguistics, University of Kansas

2015 National Science Foundation

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

2014 STARTALK scholarship (Arabic)

Professional Experience

2017 - present Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Linguistics, University of Kansas

PIs: Dr. Alison Gabriele & Dr. Robert Fiorentino

2016 - 2017 Human Research Technologist, Lab Manager

Center for Language Science, Pennsylvania State University

2016 Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

PI: Dr. Janet van Hell

2015 Undergraduate Researcher, University of Granada

Memory and Language Research Group

2013 - 2015 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Pennsylvania State University

Bilingualism and Language Development Lab (BiLD)

Oral Presentations

  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2016). An acoustic analysis of VOT in Spanish-English code-switched sentences. Oral presentation at the Fifth Biennial Conference on Current Approaches to Spanish and Portuguese Second Language Phonology (CASPSLaP), Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. April 15-17.
  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2015). A VOT analysis of Spanish-English code-switched sentences in non-habitual code-switchers. Presentation at the Center for Language Science Colloquium Series, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. November 13.
  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2015). An acoustic analysis of Spanish-English code-switched sentences in habitual and non-habitual code-switchers. Presentation at Memory & Language Research Group, University of Granada, Granada, Spain. May 14.

Poster Presentations

  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2017). Phonological convergence in Spanish-English bilinguals: VOT differences in habitual and nonhabitual speakers. Poster presented at the 58th meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, BC. November 9-12.
  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2017). How Spanish-English bilinguals produce code-switched sentences: an acoustic analysis. Poster presented at the 2nd meeting of the Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World, Tallahassee, FL. January 27-29.
  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2016). A VOT analysis of code-switched sentences in non-habitual code-switchers. Poster presented at the 57th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA. November 17-20.
  • Wolfenstein, K., Wilson, D., Donnelley Adams, K., Ahdollahi, F., Li, P., & van Hell, J. G. (2016). Cognate effects in visual and auditory lexical decision tasks for L2 Spanish learners. Poster presented at the 3rd meeting of the Penn State University Exhibition in Hispanic and General Linguistics (PSUxLING3), University Park, PA. October 14.
  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2016). Phonological characteristics of code-switching in Spanish-English bilinguals: an acoustic analysis. Poster presented at Young Language Science Scholar Speakers Series, University Park, PA. February 18.
  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2015). An acoustic analysis of Spanish-English code-switched sentences in non-habitual code-switchers. Poster presented at the 2nd meeting of the Penn State University Exhibition in Hispanic and General Linguistics (PSUxLING2), University Park, PA. October 15
  • Wilson, D., Nadeu, M., & van Hell, J.G. (2015). An acoustic analysis of Spanish-English code-switched sentences in habitual and non-habitual code-switchers. Poster presented at the Young Scholar Speakers Series. State College, PA. January 29.