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Dr. Melisa Dracos

Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor

Interests

Second Language Acquisition
Psycholinguistics
Sentence Processing
Spanish Linguistics

Contact

Melisa_Dracos@baylor.edu
Carroll Science, room 407
(254) 710-4895

Education

Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University
M.A. The Pennsylvania State University
B.A. Baylor University

Courses Taught

  • LING 4303: Contemporary Syntax
  • LING 4313: First Language Acquisition
  • LING 4318: Second Language Acquisition

Bio

Melissa_Dracos's current research examines the effects of certain internal cognitive factors and external instructional factors on the second language acquisition of difficult grammatical structures (morphosyntax), as well as implications for second language pedagogy.