Professor Emerita Lise Menn has been featured in the American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight.
Reflecting the profoundly empirical orientation of the CU Department of Linguistics overall, the article writes that, across her career, Prof. Menn "would stress and push for the publication and sharing of more and more observational data of actual language usage". In her own words, "'To the extent that we are dealing with empirical data out there,' says Menn, 'regardless of how removed theories right now are from being able to deal with those data, we’ll eventually converge on what’s going on.'”
Click here to read about her fascinating journey into the field of psycholinguistic research and impressive achievements!