Edna Andrews, Ph.D.
321B Languages Bldg
Durham, NC 27708
Email: eda AT duke DOT edu
Professor and Director
Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies and the Slavic and East European Language Research Center
Linguistics & Cultural Anthropology, Arts & Sciences
I carry out fMRI studies on multilingualism, speech perception studies, and studies of the perception of spoken and sung phonemes across languages.
Ph.D., Honorary Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) State University, 1991
Ph.D., Indiana University, Slavic Linguistics, 1984
M.A., Indiana University, Slavic Linguistics, 1980
B.S., University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa), Mathematics, minor in Russian, 1979
Nancy & Jeffrey Marcus Distinguished Professor of Slavic & Eurasian Studies
University Scholar/Teacher Award of 2013, Duke
“Neuroscience and Multilingualism.” Cambridge University Press 2013.
“Multilingualism and fMRI: Longitudinal Study of Second Language Acquisition.” co-authored with L. Frigau, C. Voyvodic-Casabo, J. Voyvodic, and J. Wright. Brain Sciences 2013, 3(2), pp. 849-876.
“Language and Brain: Recasting Meaning in the Definition of Human Language.” Semiotica 2011, Issue 184-1/4, pp. 11-32.
“Second language teaching: A view from the right side of the brain (review).” Language 2007, vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 430-431.
“Cross-cultural linguistic realizations of conceptualizations of anger: Revisiting cognitive and pragmatic paradigms.” In “Contemporary issues in Slavic and Eastern European studies, with Tina Krennmayr. September, Glossos , 2007, No. 9.
“H.M/s Language Skills: Clues About Language and the Medial Temporal Lobe.” co-authored with B. Skotko and G. Einstein. Journal of Memory and Language 2005, 53, pp. 397-415.
- Language and the brain
- Speech perception