Fabiana Parra-Avila 

Summer 2018 - 

Fabiana is a fifth-year undergraduate student at SFU majoring in Linguistics with an Italian Minor, and finishing the TESL Certificate. Her main interests are applied linguistics, phonology, phonetics, and language acquisition in both infants and adults. After graduation she hopes to travel and work for at least a year before enrolling to complete a Masters in Applied Linguistics.
She is a member of the Linguistics Student Union, a volunteer English tutor, and firmly believes that there is always room for dessert and you are never too old for a fun video game.

Emma Hutchinson

Summer 2018 - 

Emma Hutchinson is a fourth-year undergraduate student at SFU completing a Major in Psychology, Extended Minor in Linguistics, and a Certificate in Speech Sciences. Her main research interests revolve around phonetics, first language acquisition, and developmental psychology. After completion of her degree, Emma plans to continue with her education and pursue a career in the field of Speech-Language Pathology. Outside of school, Emma enjoys cooking and is passionate about health and wellness.

Gloriane Jue

FALL 2018 - 

Gloriane is a fifth-year undergraduate student at SFU completing a major in Linguistics, an Extended Minor in Psychology, a Minor in Learning and Developmental Disabilities and a Certificate in Speech Sciences. Her main research interests are first and second language acquisition in infants and children and the factors that affect language learning in typically developing children and children with disabilities. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in Speech-Language Pathology. Outside of school, she enjoys watching shows, listening to podcasts, reading and playing with animals!

Faith Yuen

FALL 2018 - 

Faith is a third – year undergraduate student at SFU completing a Major in Linguistics, Extended Minor in Psychology, Minor in Learning and Developmental Disabilities and a Certificate in Speech Sciences.  After graduation, she hopes to complete a Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology. She is interested in factors that affect language acquisition in normal developing children and children with developmental language disorders. Outside of school, Faith loves being on the ice/outdoors and is a skating instructor!