The Multilingualism Lab Laboratoire sur le multilinguisme
Our research team also works closely with Concordia Prof. Andrew Ryder and his group in the Culture, Health & Personality Lab.
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Norman Segalowitz, Professor, Psychology, Concordia University.
Also: Adjunct Professor, School of Psychology and Counseling, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. norman.segalowitz (at) qut.edu.au
B.Sc., McGill University (1968); D.Phil., Oxford University (1972)
1966-67 at Moscow State University under the mentorship of Prof. A. R. Luria
1973 joined the Department of Psychology at Concordia University in Montreal
1977-80 and 1990-93 served as Chair, Department of Psychology
Research focus: cognitive, linguistic, and social processes underlying adult acquisition of second language skills. Special interest in the barriers adults often face when learning second languages.
Has published extensively in many of the leading journals and handbooks in the field
His book Cognitive Bases of Second Language Fluency (2010, Routledge) won the Modern Language Association of America's Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize (2012).
Is a founding member of the interuniversity/interdisciplinary research group HCALM-Network which studies barriers in health care access for linguistic minorities.
Current main research focus: L2 acquisition & instruction, the role of language in acculturation, and language barriers in access to healthcare services.