The Child Language Lab


We’re a small team of researchers in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. We’re proud members of mindCORE (Penn’s hub for the integrative study of the mind), the Penn Child Development Labs, and the Social and Cultural Evolution Working Group at Penn.

Kathryn Schuler, PhD
Yiran Chen
Graduate Student
Ariel Mathis
Research Coordinator
Stefan Pophristic
Research Assistant
Madison Reasnor
Research Assistant
Annalise Kendrick
Research Assistant
Nathaniel Serio
Research Assistant
Sarah Nam
Research Assistant
Victoria Grzesiak
Artist / Illustrator

Friends & Collaborators

Collaborators past and present include Ava Irani, Charles Yang, Elissa Newport, Richard Aslin, Patricia Reeder, Alison Austin, Peter Turkeltaub, Mackenzie Fama, and Amy Booth. Kate Merrihew created our logo.

Join our team

Postdocs: Interested postdocs should email Katie and apply to the Integrative Language Science and Technology (ILST) postdoc or the mindCORE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

Graduate students: Prospective graduate students should email Katie and apply to the Linguistics program at the University of Pennsylvania. Applications are due in early December.

Undergraduates: Penn students interested in working in the lab during the Academic year should email Katie to express interest. Every summer, the lab invites applicants for a Summer Research Experience in the lab. Details forthcoming.