Professor of Foreign Languages and Linguistics, MIT Linguistics and Philosophy, USA
Dr. Flynn has been a Professor of Linguistics and Language Acquisition at MIT for over 30 years. She received her PhD in Linguistics from Cornell University. Dr. Flynn is also a CCC-SLP. Her research focuses on the acquisition of various aspects of syntax in children and adults in the context of multi-lingual language learning. More recently, her work has focused on the neural representation of the multilingual brain and issues related to language impairment, autism and aging. She has published extensively in journals and books and has authored and co-edited several books. Dr. Flynn is the current co-founding editor of Syntax: A Journal of Theoretical, Experimental and Interdisciplinary Research.