I am an Associate Professor at the Department of Modern Languages and the Graduate Program in Linguistics at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. I got my PhD in Linguistics (Applied Linguistics) from the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) in 2000, and I was a Visiting Scholar at the Brain and Language Lab, Georgetown University in 2010 –2011, working with Prof. Michael T. Ullman at the Department of Neuroscience, and at the City University of New York (CUNY) in 1998, working with Prof. Gita Martohardjono.
- LABICO – Laboratório de Bilinguismo e Cognição/UFRGS, Brazil (https://www.ufrgs.br/labico/nossos-membros/professores/)
- Bilingualism, Mind, and Brain Lab – UCI
My primary research interests are related to bilingual education, language processing and cognitive processing in bilingual individuals, focusing on the interactions between language and cognition that underlie the acquisition and use of languages in users of more than one language.
Opportunities to learn and work with people who are enthusiastic and interested in bilingualism.