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Jill Jegerski, Ph.D.

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Contact Information

Office: 4156 FLB

Office Hours

Spring 2024:
by appointment only
Associate Professor

Research Interests

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


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

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Associate Professor, Linguistics

Recent Publications

Fern√°ndez Cuenca, S., & Jegerski, J. (2023). A role for verb regularity in the L2 processing of the Spanish subjunctive mood: Evidence from eye-tracking. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 45(2), 318-347.

Jegerski, J., & Keating, G. D. (2023). Using self-paced reading in research with heritage speakers: a role for reading skill in the online processing of Spanish verb argument specifications. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, Article 1056561.

Jegerski, J., & Cuenca, S. F. (2022). Real-time psycholinguistic measures of communicative competence. In Communicative Competence in a Second Language: Theory, Method, and Applications (pp. 1-226). Taylor and Francis.

Jegerski, J., & Sekerina, I. (2022). The Psycholinguistics of Heritage Languages. In S. Montrul, & M. Polinsky (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Heritage Languages and Linguistics (pp. 449-470). (Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics). Cambridge University Press.

Jegerski, J. (2021). Krashen and second language processing. Foreign Language Annals, 54(2), 318-323.

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