CURRENT POSITION

Professor, Tel Aviv University

(Michael Bruno Memorial Award, Mifal Hapais Michael Landau Prize for the Sciences and Research,

Rector's outstanding lecturer award, Adams Super Center for Brain Studies Distinguished Mentor Award)

 

Head of the Adi Lautman Interdisciplinary Program for Excellent Students, Tel-Aviv University

Head of the Language and Brain Lab, Tel-Aviv University

Head of the Lieselotte Adler Lab for Research in Child Development, Tel-Aviv University

Branco Weiss Chair for Research in Child Development and Education

Head of MiLa: The Cukier-Goldstein-Goren Center for Mind, Cognition, and Language

Partner Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Australia

 

ACADEMIC DEGREES

M.A., Cognitive Psychology, Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, 1994
Summa cum laude.

Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, 1999

With distinction.

Thesis title: Functional categories in agrammatic production: A cross-linguistic study.

 

EDUCATION

1999-2000

Post doc, University of California, San Diego, Psychology Department and

San Diego State University, Department of Communicative Disorders

1995-1998

Ph.D. Tel Aviv University, Cognitive Psychology

1996

Visitor at the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT, Cambridge, MA

1993-1994

M.A. Tel Aviv University, Cognitive Psychology

1990-1994

Tel Aviv University, Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Students

 

EXPERIENCE AND POSITIONS

2010-present

Full Professor, School of Education, Tel Aviv University

Fall 2016

Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), The Department of Linguistics and Philosophy

2015- present

Partner Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Australia

2011-2015

Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Australia

2006- 2010

Associate professor, School of Education, Tel Aviv University

2004- 2006

Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Tel Aviv University

2000- 2003

Lecturer, School of Education, Tel Aviv University

2003- present

Adjunct faculty, PhD program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, The City University of New York, USA

Summer 2000

Guest professor at Potsdam University, Germany

1999-2000

Visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego, Psychology Department;

Adjunct faculty at San Diego State University, California, Department of Communicative Disorders.

1997-1998

Instructor, Cognitive psychology. The Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo

1995-1996

Instructor, Cognitive psychology. The Open University of Israel

1994

Instructor, Introduction to psychology. External Studies Unit, Tel Aviv University

 

EDITORIAL BOARDS

Associate Editor, Cortex

Editor, Language and Brain

Editorial Board, Applied Psycholinguistics

Editorial Board, Biolinguistics

Special Issue Editor, Lingua

Special Issue Editor, Cortex

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

2019-2021

The Waterloo Foundation research grant on Rolandic epilepsy

2016-2019

Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) research grant

2016-2020

Horizons 2020 European Commission –grant on sign languages

2014-2018

ISF - Israel Science Foundation research grant on syntax in hearing impairment

2011-2014

GIF – German Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development research grant on bilingualism and language impairment

2012-2015

BSF - Binational Science Foundation research grant on Brain systems for letter localization in reading

2006-2010

ISF - Israel Science Foundation research grant on acquired and developmental peripheral dyslexias in Hebrew: Characteristics and directions for treatment

2003-2005

The National Institute for Psychobiology in Israel research grant on working memory and Broca’s area

2005

Adams Super Center for Brain Studies research grant in dyslexia

2003

Adams Super Center for Brain Studies research grant in developmental language disorders

2003

Edersheim - Levi - Gitter Institute and Adams Super Center For Brain Studies Research Grant in fMRI

2002-2005

Joint German-Israeli Research Program grant (BMBF-MOS)

2000-2003

Alon fellowship, Israel Council for Higher Education.

1999-2000

Post Doctoral fellowship, Tel Aviv University.

1997-1998

Writing fellowship, Israel Foundations Trustees.

1995-1997

Ph.D. fellowship, Tel Aviv University.

1993-1995

Graduate fellowship, Tel Aviv University.

1990-1994

Study fellowship, Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Students.

 

 

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