Carrie N. Jackson
Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
2011-pres. Associate Professor of German and Linguistics, Pennsylvania State University
2005-2011 Assistant Professor of German and Linguistics, Pennsylvania State University
2001-2005 Ph.D., German, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation: The Sentence Level Processing of Case Markings and Word Order in Native and Non-Native Speakers of German.
Supervisor: Prof. Mark Louden, German
1999-2001 M.A., Germanic Studies, University of Texas at Austin
MA Thesis: The Relationship between Audience Attitudes, Linguistic Stereotypes and Announcer Speech Style Choice on Austrian Radio.
Supervisor: Prof. Mark Southern, Germanic Studies
1996-1998 Karl-Franzens Universitaet, Graz, Austria
Certificate Program: Teaching German as a Foreign Language
Final Project: TPR and the Communicative Method
Supervisor: Mag. Wilfred Krenn, DaF Lecturer
1992-1996 B.A., American Studies, Northwestern University, with departmental honors
Senior Thesis: At the Crossroads of Race and Gender: The Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching Confront Lynching in the South, 1930-1939.
Supervisor: Prof. Nicola Beisel, Sociology
2009-2012 R03, "Lexical and morphosyntactic processing among second language speakers." National Institutes of Health
2007-2010 Research Grant (with Janet van Hell), "Cross-linguistic differences and sentence parsing in Dutch-English bilinguals." from Center for Language Science, Penn State University
2006-2008 Research Grant, "Factors Influencing Sentence Processing Among L2 Learners of German." from Language Learning (Blackwell Publishers)
2006-2007 Conference funding (with B. Richard Page), Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC) 13, from Max Kade Foundation
2006 Research Grant (with Paola E. Dussias), "Cross-linguistic differences and their impact on bilingual sentence processing." from Children Youth and Family Consortium, Penn State University
2005 Advanced University Dissertator Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2004 Diebold Prize for outstanding graduate student paper at GLAC, May 2004
2003 Edith M. Deuss Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2003 Dissertation Research Grant from Language Learning (Blackwell Publishers) ($1,000)
2002 Summer FLAS Fellowship for Dutch language study in Utrecht, The Netherlands
1999-2000 Pre-emptive Recruiting Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin
1996-1997 Fulbright-Hays Full Grant to Graz, Austria
Jackson, C.N., O'Brien, M.G., & Gardner, C.E. (2011). Prosodic cues to syntactic disambiguation in L2 German. In N. Danis, K. Mesh, & H. Sung (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Volume 1 (pp. 308-320). Boston, MA: Cascadilla Press.
Jackson, C.N., & O;Brien, M.G. (2011). The interaction between prosody and meaning in second language speech production. Die Unterrichtspraxis, 44 1-11.
Jackson, C.N. (2010). The processing of subject-object ambiguities by English and Dutch L2 learners of German. In B. VanPatten & J. Gegerski (Eds.), Second language processing and parsing: issues in theory and research (pp. 207-230). Amsterdam, NL: John Benjamins.
Jackson, C.N., & Roberts, L. (2010). Animacy affects the processing of subject-object ambiguities in the L2: Evidence from self-paced reading with German L2 learners of Dutch. Applied Psycholinguistics, 31, 671-691.
Jackson, C.N., & Bobb, S.C. (2009). The processing and comprehension of wh-questions among second language speakers of German. Applied Psycholinguistics, 30 , 603-636.
Jackson, C.N., & Dussias, P.E. (2009). Cross-linguistic differences and their impact on L2 sentence processing. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 12, 65-82.
Jackson, C.N. (2008). Proficiency level and the interaction of lexical and morphosyntactic information during L2 sentence processing. Language Learning, 58, 875-909.
Jackson, C.N. (2008). Processing strategies and the comprehension of sentence-level input by L2 learners of German. System, 36, 388-406.
Jackson, C.N. (2007). The use and non-use of semantic information, word order, and case markings during comprehension by L2 learners of German. Modern Language Journal, 91, 418-432.
Jackson, C.N., & van Hell, J.G. (accepted). The effects of L2 proficiency level on the processing of wh-questions among Dutch second language speakers of English. International Review of Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching.
Jackson, C.N., Dussias, P.E., & Hristova, A. (accepted). Using eye-tracking to study on-line processing among intermediate L2 learners of German. International Review of Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching.
2005-pres. Instructor, variety of undergraduate and graduate level courses in German, Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics, Penn State University
2004 Head TA, 4th Semester German, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2004 Lecturer, 2nd Semester Dutch, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2001-2004 Teaching Assistant, 1st and 2nd Year German and Dutch language courses, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2001 ESL Teacher, Intermediate Reading and Writing, Texas Intensive English Program, Austin, Texas
2000-2001 Assistant Instructor, 1st Semester German, University of Texas at Austin
1998 German Teacher, Beginning Level, Summer Program for Foreign Students, Graz, Austria
1997-1998 Business English Teacher, Andritz AG, Graz, Austria
1996-1998 English Teaching Assistant, Bundesgymnasium, Graz, Austria
Sponsors: US Information Agency & Austrian Ministry of Education
2004 Participant, ICNS Pre-Conference Teaching Workshop on "Flemish-Dutch Culture in the Language Classroom", Nederlandse Taalunie and The University of Minnesota
2003 Participant, weeklong Teaching German for the Professions Workshop, Goethe Institute Chicago and Georgia Tech University