Title: Professor, Linguistics Program Director
Office: DM 463A
Dr. Thompson earned her Ph.D. in Linguistics and specializes in Language Processing and Theoretical Linguistics. She regularly teaches in Syntax I, Syntax II, Seminar on Experimental Syntax, Semantics, Morphology, Seminar on Syntax/Semantics Interface, Speech Errors and Linguistic Knowledge, Introduction to Language, Introduction to Linguistics, and Modern English Grammar.
“As a theoretician and an experimentalist of language science, my main goal in working with students is to communicate to them the exciting possibilities for significant contribution to the field. As a young science, Linguistics provides an open arena for the discussion of contrasting and innovative hypotheses about language.”