Elena Lieven#

Email:elena.lieven 'at' manchester.ac.uk
Membership Number:4756
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:LINGUISTIC STUDIES
Username:elieven
Elected:2018
Homepage: http://www.lucid.ac.uk/who-we-are/our-people/directors/elena-lieven


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2000 - present Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of Manchester
  • 1999 - 2012 Honorary Professor for Child Language Development, University of Leipzig
  • 1998 - 2014 Director, Max Planck Child Study Centre, University of Manchester
  • 1998 - 2012 Senior Scientist (C3), Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
  • 1997 - 2000 Department of Psychology, University of Manchester, Reader in Psychology
  • 1995 - 1997 Department of Psychology, University of Manchester, Senior Lecturer
  • 1979 - 1995 Department of Psychology, University of Manchester, Lecturer
  • 1974 - 1979 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge

Fields of Scholarship
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Experimental psycholinguistics
  • Computational modeling
  • Emergence and construction of grammar
  • Relationship between input and processes of language development
  • Cross-linguistic and cross-cultural variation in children’s communicative environments

Honours and Awards
  • Elected Fellow of the British Academy 2018
  • Elected Fellow of the Cognitive Science Society 2018
  • PI and Co-Director ESRC £9.3million for the ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development [across the Universities of Manchester, Liverpool and Lancaster] 2014-2019
  • President of International Association for the Study of Child Language 2008-2011
  • Chair of the Board of Trustees, International Association for the Study of Child Language 2011-2014

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