Jiang, Nan

Nan Jiang
Associate Professor
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Program in Neuroscience & Cognitive Science
College of Arts and Humanities
4117 Jimenez Hall
General Research Interests: 
  • Study of cognitive/psycholinguistic processes and mechanisms involved in adult second language acquisition
  • Bilingual language processing
  • Lexical representation and development in L2
  • Language transfer
  • Integration of linguistic knowledge in adult L2 learning
  • Relationship between language and thought



Nan Jiang received his Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching from the University of Arizona in 1998. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at Penn State University in 1998-1999, and taught at Auburn University and Georgia State University before joining the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at UMD as an associate professor of SLA.