Alison Tseng is a Senior Faculty Research Specialist at ARLIS. She has been with the University of Maryland at College Park since 2014, having started as a Faculty Research Specialist at the University of Maryland’s Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL, also a UARC). She was promoted to Senior Faculty Research Specialist in 2017, and became part of ARLIS in 2018.
She earned an M.S. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, an M.A. in Linguistics and Cognitive Science from the University of Delaware, and a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in English from Gannon University.
● Supported the design and implementation of experimental research for a variety of sponsors, including DARPA and the Foreign Service Institute (FSI).
● Presented research at international and national academic conferences (e.g. International Symposium of Bilingualism, Psychonomics, Second Language Research Forum) and to government audiences.
● Recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship in 2013.
● Member of the organizing committee for the 31st Second Language Research Forum and co-editor of the associated proceedings.