In my professional life, I am an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. My area of research is psycholinguistics, and I specialize in the study of conversation.

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In my personal life, I am a mother of four and I enjoy spending time with my family, hiking, gardening, fixing up my 120 year-old Victorian Home. I also write and self-publish children's books.

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