Active Research Projects
• 2005: Understanding the Student with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE). NYC Department of Education. With E. Klein
• 2003-2006: Using Temporal Markers in Standard American English: Second Language Learners, Bilinguals and Bidialectal Speakers. NSF grant with V. Valian and E. Klein
• 2002-2005: Supporting Language Skills in Immigrant Pre-Schoolers. Rockefeller Brothers Fund grant with R. Otheguy
The Development of Second Language Grammars: A Generative Perspective. Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 1999 (co-edited with E. Klein)
The Generative Study of Second Language Acquisition. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum. 1998 (co-edited with S. Flynn and W.O’Neil)
Pace Panini: Towards a Word-Based Theory of Morphology. New York, N.Y.: Peter Lang Publishing. 1997 (co-authored with R. Singh and A. Ford)
Generative Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Pedagogy. Basil Blackwell, Oxford University Press (with S. Flynn and J. Gair)
Explanation in Theories of Second Language Acquisition. Cambridge, MA.: MIT Press (with S. Flynn)
Journal Articles/ Book chapter
Gabriele, A. and Martohardjono, G. (2005). Investigating the role of transfer in the l2 acquisition of aspect. In Proceedings of Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition, volumeÂ 7, pages 96Â110, Somerville. Cascadilla Press.
Gabriele, A., Martohardjono, G., and McClure, W. (2005). Evaluating the role of the L1 in the L2 acquisition of aspect: A study of Japanese learners of English. In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism, pages 808Â826, Somerville. Cascadilla Press.
Martohardjono, G., Otheguy, R., Gabriele, A., DeGoeas-Malone, M., Rivero, S., Szupica-Pyrzanowski, M., Troseth, E., and Zchutzman, Z. (2005). The role of syntax in reading comprehension: a study of bilingual readers. In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism, pages 1522Â1544. Cascadilla Press.
Martohardjono, G., Otheguy, R., Rivero, S., DeGoeas-Malone, M., and Szupica-Pyrzanowski, M. (2004). Supporting language skills in immigrant pre-schoolers: An intervention study. In Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Bilingualim and Bilingual Education in Latin America, Buenos Aires.
Second Language Acquisition: Theoretical and Experimental Issues in Contemporary Research. Behavioral and Brain Sciences vol. 19, no. 14, December 1996. (with S.D. Epstein and S. Flynn)
"Language transfer: What do we really mean?" In L. Eubank, L. Selinker and M. Sharwood-Smith, eds. The Current State of Interlanguage. (pp. 205-217) Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 1995 (with S. Flynn)
"Is there an Age Factor for Universal Grammar?"In D. Singleton and Z. Lengyel, eds. The Age Factor in Second Language Acquisition. (pp.135-153) Multilingual Matters: Clevedon, Avon. 1995 (with S. Flynn)
"Toward theory-driven language pedagogy". In F. Eckman, D. Highland, P. Lee, J. Mileham & R. Weber (Eds.). Second language acquisition theory and pedagogy (pp. 45-59). Hove, UK: Erlbaum. 1995 (with S. Flynn)
Ph.D. dissertations & Masters Thesis supervised
Alison Gabriele (PhD 2005)
"The acquisition of aspect in a second language: A bidirectional study of learners of English and Japanese"
Kathy Kessler (PhD 2003)
"ERP correlates of word order and morphosyntactic phenomenain aduly native speakers and second language learners of English"
Gail August (PhD 2001)
"The road to second language reading: How do we get there?"
Linda A. Pelc (PhD 2001)
"L1 lexical, morphology and morphosyntactic attrition in Greek-English bilinguals"
Ph.D. dissertations in progress
"The development of literacy in bilingual children"
Malgorzata (Malgosia) Szupica-Pyrzanowski
"The acquisition of tense and agreement markers by Polish learners of English"
Chi-Chen (Jane) Bredeche
"The acquisition of aspect in Chinese by English speakers"
• Second Language Acquisition (Spring 2006)
• Seminars in Linguistics: Neurolinguistic Studies of Sentence Processing and Bilingualism (Fall 2005)
• Research Methods in 2nd Language Acquisition (Spring 2005)
• Second Language Acquisition (Fall 2004)
• Research Methods in Psycholinguistics & Cognitive Linguistics (Fall 2003)