Renee Penalver, Ph.D. 2017
Dr. Penalver's dissertation examined source memory in bilingual and monolingual adults as a function of word frequency and language proficiency. Dr. Penalver is an Assistant Professor at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Randolph Taylor, Ph.D. 2017
Dr. Taylor's dissertation examined how concrete and abstract words are represented in episodic and semantic memory in monolingual and bilingual participants. Dr. Taylor is an Evaluator with the El Paso Independent School District.
E. Natalia Strobach, Ph.D. 2015
Dr. Strobach's dissertation examined the effects of word frequency and encoding conditions on language source encoding. Dr. Strobach is an Evaluator with the El Paso Independent School District.
Marisela Gutiérrez, Ph.D. 2013
Dr. Gutiérrez' dissertation (completed under supervision of Dr. Christina Sobin) examined executive control processes in bilinguals and monoinguals. Previously, she worked in our laboratory on projects examining recognition memory in bilinguals and semantic organization in bilingual memory. Dr. Gutiérrez is now a psychology professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez.
Eva M. de la Riva López, M.A. 2005, Ph.D. 2012
Dr. de la Riva's dissertation examined implicit and explicit attitudes about language and ethnicity in English-speaking and Spanish-speaking monolinguals and bilinguals. Dr. de la Riva is now an Associate Professor and Department Chair at Oakton Community College in Chicago.
Gabriela Durán, M.A. 2005, Ph.D. 2009
Dr. Durán's dissertation examined how performing an attention-demanding task affected change detection, object identification, and repetition priming in object identification. Dr. Durán has been a professor in the Department of Visual Arts at the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez since 2006.
Colby J. Stoever, Ph.D. 2007
Dr. Stoever's dissertation examined how stereotyping information affects memory for stereotype-consistent and stereotype-inconsistent traits. Dr. Stoever now works at the University of New Orleans.