In my professional life, I am currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. As of summer, 2016 I will be moving to Vanderbilt University where I will be an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology & Human Development. My area of research is language processing and memory. In particular, I am interested in the study of interactive 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, and fixing things.

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