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Office: 2833 Cathedral of Learning

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Alan Juffs

Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Linguistics

Director, English Language Institute

Center Associate, Learning Research & Development Center

Research Interests

Linguistic theory, second language acquisition, syntax and semantics, teachers of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), and working memory and sentence processing.

Juffs, A. (2020). Aspects of Language Development in an Intensive English Program. Routledge.

Wu, Z., & Juffs, A. (2018). Revisiting the revised hierarchical model: Evidence for concept mediation in backward translation. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 1-15.