Emily Akers is a PhD student in the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral program in Language and Communicative Disorders. She received her BA in psychology from SDSU and has spent the last two years working as a lab manager for the NeuroCognition lab using EEG/ERPs to study the processing of sign language in ASL learners and deaf adults.
Sadie Camilliere is a PhD student in the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Language and Communicative Disorders. She received a B.A. in Psychology and Linguistics from Swarthmore College, where she worked in the Psycholinguistics and EEG labs on projects investigating implicit and explicit processing of singular “they”.
Emily Saunders (she/her) is a PhD candidate in the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Language and Communicative Disorders. She received a BA in English and a BA in Linguistics with a minor in American Sign Language from the University of Texas at Austin, where she worked as a research assistant in the Signed Language Lab. Her reseach centers on the cognitive processes of reading for deaf adults with a focus on morphological awareness and processing.”
Brennan Terhune-Cotter is a Ph.D. student in the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Language and Communicative Disorders. He received a B.S. in Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience from Randolph-Macon College. Before coming to the LLCN, he spent three years as a research associate at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he studied the development of visual temporal attention in deaf children.