Kevin McManus

Kevin McManus will serve as the Co-director of CALPER in the new grant cycle. He is the Watz Early Career Professor in Language and Linguistics and the Associate Director of the Center for Language Acquisition at Penn State.

Broadly, his research interests are in second language acquisition and psycholinguistics, especially crosslinguistic influence and morphosyntactic development. He will also be the coordinator for the project "L1 and L2 Language Use in World Language Classrooms."