Jenny Lu is a Ph.D. student at the University of Chicago working with Susan Goldin-Meadow. She received her BA in Psychology from Wellesley College where she got her first taste of sign language research with Jennie Pyers. Then, she worked at Deafness Cognition and Language Center in London for a year. Broadly, Jenny is interested in how iconicity affects the form of gesture and sign within signed and spoken languages. She is also interested in understanding how signing children learn and acquire depicting constructions. Jenny also loves traveling, hiking, cooking, and practicing yoga.