Grants and Fellowships


  1. National Science Foundation Grant BCS-1728962 (“Boston University Conference on Language Development 2017-2021”, PI; Co-PIs Paul Hagstrom, Amy Lieberman), 2017-2022
  2. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Grant 1R13HD090968-01 (“Boston University Conference on Language Development”, PI; Co-PI Amy Lieberman), 2017-2021
  3. Acoustical Society of America Young Investigator Travel Grant, 2015
  4. National Science Foundation Grant BCS-0922652 (“Doctoral Dissertation Research: Restructuring Phonetic Space in Second Language Acquisition”, Co-PI; PI Keith Johnson), 2009-2010
  5. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2007-2010
  6. Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute Fellowship, 2007
  7. Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Gates Cambridge Trust, 2005-2006
  8. National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship (OISE-0513320), 2005-2006
  9. Korean American Scholarship Foundation Chair Scholarship, 2005
  10. Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 2004-2007
  11. Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2004-2005
  12. Fulbright Fellowship, U.S. Department of State, 2003-2004


  1. Academic Enhancement Fund Grant, Boston University College of Arts and Sciences, 2017, 2018, 2019
  2. Humanities Enhancement Project Award (co-director with Christopher Schmitt), Boston University Center for the Humanities, 2016-2017
  3. Publication Production Award, Boston University Center for the Humanities, 2016, 2018, 2019
  4. Center for Advanced Study of Language Research Activities Fund, University of Maryland, College Park, 2011-2012
  5. Center for Korean Studies Graduate Student Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, 2007
  6. Scholars in Residence Fund Grant, Gates Cambridge Trust, 2006
  7. Trinity College Graduate Students Fund Grant, 2005
  8. Harvard College Research Program Research Fellowship, 2003

Associate Professor of Linguistics, Boston University