Lise Menn

Emerita, Linguistics; Associate Member of the Center for Neuroscience

Linguistics Department, Campus Box 295
Hellems 293
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0295

Phone: 303-492-1609
FAX: 303-492-4416

Lise Menn is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder. Having been part of the Department of Linguistics since 1986, she has served as a professor of linguistics, a faculty fellow of the Institute of Cognitive Science, and Associate Editor of the journal Aphasiology. In 1976 she received her PhD in Linguistics in from the University of Illinois, Urbana, specializing in the emergence of language in children. After a postdoctoral year in the Speech Communication Laboratory of the Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT, she began to work at the Aphasia Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine. She has also held visiting research appointments in neurolinguistics at UCLA and in Japan. In 1995 she was an associate director of the Linguistic Institute at the University of New Mexico.

Selected Publications:

Christopher M. Filley, Gail Ramsberger, Lise Menn, Jiang Wu, Bessie Y. Reid, & Allen L. Reid. 2006 Primary Progressive Aphasia in a Bilingual Woman. Neurocase 12:296-299.

Martha Crago, Johanne Paradis, & Lise Menn. 2008. Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on the Syntax and Semantics of Language Disorders., in The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics, ed. M.J. Ball, M. Perkins, N. Müller & S. Howard. Oxford: Blackwell.

Menn, Lise, Ellen Schmidt & Brent NIcholas. 2009. Conspiracy and Sabotage in the Acquisition of Phonology: Dense Data Undermine Existing Theories, Provide Scaffolding for a New One. In M. Kenstowicz (Ed.), festschrift for C.W. Kisseberth, special issue of Language Sciences 31, 2-6:285-304.

Lewis, C., and L. Menn. 2009. Access Tool? Accelerating treadmill? Technology and the aging population. Proceedings of UA-HCII (Universal Access — Human Computer Interaction International).

Comprehending conventional and novel metaphors: An ERP study. Lai, Vicky T., Tim Curran, & Lise Menn. 2009. Brain Research 1284:145-155.

Child Language, Aphasia, and General Psycholinguistics. Menn, L. 2009. In Guo, J. & Lieven, E. Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Psychology of Langauge: Research in the Tradition of Dan Isaac Slobin. New York: Psychology Press. Pp. 375-387.

Psycholinguistics: Introduction and Applications. L. Menn. 2010. San Diego: Plural Publishing.

Menn, Lise and Marilyn M. Vihman. 2011. Features in child phonology: inherent, emergent, or artefacts of analysis? In N. Clements and R. Ridouane, eds. Where Do Phonological Features Come From? Amsterdam: John Benjamins.