Dr. Jill Jegerski

Dr. Jill Jegerski

Contact Information

4117 FLB
Email: jegerski (AT) illinois (DOT) edu

Office Hours

  • Spring 2019:
  • On sabbatical (meetings by appointment only)
Associate Professor
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Additional Campus Affiliations

Research Interests

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Bilingualism and Spanish as a Heritage Language
  • Psycholinguistic Research Methods

Education

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Ph.D.
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, M.A.
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Jegerski, J Sentence processing in Spanish as a heritage language: Relative clause attachment in early bilinguals Language Learning 68 3 2018, p. 598-634. Abstract.
The processing of the object marker "a" by heritage Spanish speakers International Journal of Bilingualism 2017, p. Advance online publication. Abstract.
Jegerski, J, G. D. Keating, and B. VanPatten On-line relative clause attachment strategy in heritage speakers of Spanish International Journal of Bilingualism 20 3 2016, p. 254-268. Abstract.
Jegerski, J Number attraction effects in near-native Spanish sentence comprehension Studies in Second Language Acquisition 38 1 2016, p. 5-33. Abstract.
Keating, G. D, J. Jegerski, and B. VanPatten Online processing of subject pronouns in monolingual and heritage bilingual speakers of Mexican Spanish Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 19 1 2016, p. 36-49.
Jegerski, J The processing of case in near-native Spanish Second Language Research 31 3 2015, p. 281-307. Abstract.
Keating, G. D, and J. Jegerski Experimental designs in sentence processing research: A methodological review and user’s guide Studies in Second Language Acquisition 37 1 2015, p. 1-32.
Jegerski, J, and E. Ponti Peer review as a method of heritage language writing instruction: The effectiveness of a metalinguistic literacy task Linguistics and Education 26 2014, p. 70-82.
Jegerski, J The processing of temporary subject-object ambiguities in native and near-native Mexican Spanish Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 15 4 2012, p. 721-735. Full Article (pdf).
Jegerski, J, B. VanPatten, and G. D. Keating Cross-linguistic variation and the acquisition of pronominal reference in L2 Spanish Second Language Research 27 4 2011, p. 481-507.
Keating, G. D, B. VanPatten, and J. Jegerski Who was walking on the beach? Anaphora resolution in Spanish heritage speakers and adult second language learners Studies in Second Language Acquisition 33 2 2011, p. 193-221.
Potowski, K, J. Jegerski, and K. Morgan-Short The effects of instruction on linguistic development in Spanish heritage language speakers Language Learning 59 3 2009, p. 537-579.

Edited Books

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Jegerski, J, and B. VanPatten Research Methods for Second Language Psycholinguistics New York Routledge 2014. More info.
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VanPatten, B, and J. Jegerski Research in Second Language Processing and Parsing Amsterdam John Benjamins 2010. More info.

Book Contributions

Jegerski, J Psycholinguistic perspectives on Spanish as a heritage language Routledge handbook of Spanish as a heritage/minority language edited by Kim Potowski. Psycholinguistic perspectives on Spanish as a heritage language Edited by Kim Potowski, New York Routledge 2018, p. 221-234. More info.
Jegerski, J, B. VanPatten, and G. D Keating Relative clause attachment preferences in early and late bilinguals In Advances in Spanish as a heritage language edited by D. Pascual y Cabo. Relative clause attachment preferences in early and late bilinguals Edited by D. Pascual y Cabo, Amsterdam John Benjamins 2016, p. 81-98. More info.
Jegerski, J Self-paced reading In Research methods in second language psycholinguistics edited by J. Jegerski, edited by B. VanPatten. Self-paced reading Edited by J. Jegerski, Edited by B. VanPatten, New York Routledge 2014, p. 20-49.