Margarita Zeitlin, B.A. (RA, 2013-2015)
Margarita's research interests include understanding the time course of sentence comprehension in children and adults by use of varying behavioral and neurological methodologies, and the effects that multilingualism, discourse goals, and context have on this process. She graduated from New York University in 2010 with a B.A. in linguistics and German. She volunteered as a research assistant at Dr. Virginia Valian's Language Acquisition Research Center at CUNY Hunter College from 2010-2011, after which she joined Dr. Jesse Snedeker's lab at Harvard University as a lab coordinator and research assistant from 2011-2013. During her time as a research assistant in the Kuperberg Lab from 2013-2015, Margarita worked on numerous ERP studies of predictive mechanisms in language comprehension with Gina Kuperberg, Edward Wlotko, Einat Shetreet, Kirsten Weber, and Meredith Brown. She then went on to a Ph. D. program in Psychology at the University of Washington with Dr. Lee Osterhout.