Professor of English and Assistant Chair of Programs
Megumi Hamada teaches courses in Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, and TESOL. Her primary area of research is English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) reading and vocabulary acquisition. She incorporates psycholinguistic theories into her research with college-level ESL students.
PhD Second Language Acquisition
Carnegie Mellon University. 2005.
California State University, Fresno. 2001.
Research and Publications
- Hamada, M. (2017). L2 word recognition: Influence of L1 orthography on multi-syllabic word recognition. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 46(5), 1101-1118.
- Hamada, M. (2014). Role of morphological and contextual information in L2 lexical inference. Manuscript accepted for publication in The Modern Language Journal, 98, 992-1005.
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