Professor of Spanish and Second Language Acquisition
Joe Barcroft (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is Professor of Spanish and Second Language Acquisition and Affiliate Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. His research focuses on second language vocabulary learning, lexical input processing, effects of acoustic variability in language learning, the bilingual mental lexicon, the use of structured input in auditory training, and psycholinguistic approaches to issues in second language acquisition. His publications include articles in journals such as Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Language Learning, TESOL Quarterly, and Applied Psycholinguistics as well as the books Input-Based Incremental Vocabulary Instruction (2012, TESOL International) and Lexical Input Processing and Vocabulary Learning (2015, John Benjamins). Dr. Barcroft is also available for consultations with graduate students and faculty at other institutions who are conducting research related to language acquisition or who are interested in the practical implications of theory and research in this area.
Office Hours: Tuesday 3-4 pm, Wednesday 3-4pm