I am a post-doctoral researcher at the the McMaster English Language Development Diploma [MELD] program of McMaster University, Ontario, Canada.
I conduct eye-movement research in order to identify predictors of successful L2 reading development during a course of language instruction.
Email: schmiddf [at] mcmaster [dot] ca
Ph.D., McMaster University (Cognitive Science of Language), 2016
M.Sc., University of Edinburgh (Developmental Linguistics), 2011
B.A., York St. John University (English Language and Linguistics), 2010
Psycholinguistics: complex word reading, reading development, individual differences, eye-movements, semantic processing
Corpus linguistics: morphosyntactic variation, World Englishes, language and identity, the language of the border
My CV is available here (Last updated Feb 14th 2017)
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