Dr. Christie Brien


Christie Brien (
Ph.D)
Part-Time Professor, University of Ottawa

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, McGill (with Eva Kehayia)

Research Interests:Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Bilingualism: from birth to breakdown, L2 effects on L1 processing.

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Contact emails: cbrien@uottawa.ca

  • 2013- Ph.D., Linguistics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario.
    Thesis: Neurophysiological evidence of the second language influencing lexical ambiguity resolution in the first language. Supervisor: Laura Sabourin.
  • 2008- M.A., Linguistics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario.
    Thesis: The effects of local syntactic constraints on lexical processing in early bilinguals. Supervisor: Eta Schneiderman.
  • 1997- B.A.H., German Studies. Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.