Professor Elena Lieven FBA

Children’s language development: the emergence and construction of grammar in typologically different languages; the relationship between input and the process of language development; variation in children’s communicative and linguistic environments.

Elected 2018

Current post

University of Manchester Professor of Psychology and Director, ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD),

Past appointments

Centre for Developmental Science and Disorders, Institute of Brain and Behaviour and Mental Health Lead

2012 - 2016

Max Planck Child Study Centre Director

2000 - 2014

Journal of Child Language Managing Editor

1996 - 2005

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