LAIS Program Director | Associate Professor
Spanish and Portuguese
Translation Studies; Bilingualism; Cognition; Reading
Dr. Aline Ferreira is the director of the Bilingualism, Translation, and Cognition Laboratory (Phelps Hall 4325), where she collects and analyzes reading and translation process data and measures different aspects of cognition. Ferreira was a post-doctoral research fellow in psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Ferreira is the coeditor of the books The Handbook of Translation and Cognition (Wiley-Blackwell), The Development of Translation Competence: Theories and Methodologies from Psycholinguistics and Cognitive Science (Cambridge Scholars Publishing), and Psycholinguistic and cognitive inquiries into translation and interpreting (John Benjamins Publishing). She has also published studies in journals and books such as Translation and Interpreting Studies (John Benjamins Publishing), Innovative Research and Practices in Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism (John Benjamins Publishing), Reading and Writing (Springer), The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Linguistics (Routledge), Spanish Journal of Applied Linguistics (John Benjamins Publishing), Cadernos de Tradução, and Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics (among others – please see the complete list: https://alineafe.wixsite.com/mysite).