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Language and Literacy Development in Early Dual Language Learners - Participants

August 18-19, 2016
NIH Neuroscience Center
6001 Executive Blvd.
Rockville, MD

Participant List

Arturo E. Hernandez, Ph.D. (co-chair)
University of Houston

Anny Castilla-Earls, Ph.D.
University of Houston

Deborah Chen Pichler, Ph.D.
Gallaudet University

Kerry Ebert, Ph.D.
Rush University

Leah Fabiano-Smith, Ph.D.  
University of Arizona

Lisa Freund, Ph.D.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of
Child Health and Human Development   
National Institutes of Health





Elizabeth Peña, Ph.D. (co-chair)
University of Texas at Austin

Fumiko Hoeft, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Erica Hoff, Ph.D.
Florida Atlantic University

Pui Fong Kan, Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Boulder

Ioulia Kovelman, Ph.D.
University of Michigan

Judith F. Kroll, Ph.D.
University of California, Riverside

Yuuko Uchikoshi, Ed.D.
University of California, Davis

Jason Zevin, Ph.D.
University of Southern California


Ruben Alvarez, Ed.D.
Director, Language, Bilingualism, and Biliteracy Program
Child Development and Behavior Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health

Judith Cooper, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
Director, Division of Scientific Programs
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health

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