Susan Brown
Senior Instructor and Research Associate • Director and Academic Advisor of CLASIC

Office: LBB 122B

Susan Windisch Brown is a Senior Instructor and Director of CLASIC (Computational Linguistics, Analytics, Search and Informatics), the professional M.S. in computational linguistics at the University of Colorado. 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.