Faculty Bio

Rebecca Kennedy, Ph.D.Chair of Humanities; Associate Professor of English Office: Winslow Academic Center
Tel: 617-243-2224
Email: bkennedy@lasell.edu

Department: Humanities

Degrees: Ph.D., Linguistics, Harvard University; A.B., English, Radcliffe College

Biography:
Becky Kennedy's scholarly, clinical, and creative interests lie in various language subfields: formal linguistics, psycholinguistics, applied linguistics, and literature. Her scholarly work in these areas has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Pragmatics, Brain and Language, and Annals of Dyslexia; she has also published many poems in journals such as the Massachusetts Review, Meridian, Salmagundi, and Poem. In addition, she does clinical work and consultation in language assessment.

What do you like about teaching at Lasell?
"I like teaching at Lasell because the students are smart and wonderful."

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