Susan Brown
Associate Director of CLASIC • Lecturer
Linguistics

Hellems/Fleming 287

Department of Linguistics 
University of Colorado at Boulder 
295 UCB 
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0295

Susan Windisch Brown is the Associate Director of CLASIC (Computational Linguistics, Analytics, Search and Informatics), the professional M.S. in computational linguistics at the University of Colorado, and also serves as a lecturer and research associate in the Computer Science and Linguistics Departments. After receiving her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science and in Linguistics from the University of Colorado in 2010, she worked as a postdoc at the University of Florence. Her research is in natural language processing, especially verb polysemy, action representation, metaphor, and ontology development. She has been involved in developing several resources for NLP, including OntoNotes and the IMAGACT ontology. Currently, she is developing the Reference Event Ontology and revising the semantic representations in VerbNet. She teaches courses in corpus linguistics and natural language processing.