Curriculum Vitae
September, 2006
Name: Gail Moroschan
Work Address: Department of Psychology
P217 Biological Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB.
T6G 2E9
(780) 492-7889
Email Address: gailm@ualberta.ca
Education:
2005- current University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Ph.D. Provisional Candidate, Psychology
Area: Behaviour, Systems, and Cognitive Neuroscience
Advisor: Dr. Chris Westbury
2002-2005 University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
B.A. with Distinction, Double major in Psychology & Linguistics
2000-2002 Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB.
B.A. University Transfer Program
Scholarships, Awards, and Honors:
2006 Provost Doctoral Entrance Award (renewal), University of Alberta
2005 Provost Doctoral Entrance Award, University of Alberta
2005 B.A. degree awarded with Distinction, University of Alberta
2005 Undergraduate Student Research Award, NSERC
2004 Granted membership to the Golden Key International Honours Society
2003 Jason Lang Scholarship, Province of Alberta
2001 Returning Student Scholarship, Grant MacEwan College
2000 Jason Lang Scholarship, Province of Alberta
Related Work Experience:
2006-current Teaching Assistant, part-time, University of Alberta
courses: PSYC 431 Psychometrics, PSYC 413 Design & Analysis of Experiments in Psychology
2005-2006 Teaching Assistant, part-time, University of Alberta
courses: PSYC 431 Psychometrics, PSYC 357 Language Processing
2004-2005 Research Assistant, part-time, for Dr. Chris Westbury
University of Alberta, Department of Psychology
2004-2005 Research Assistant, part-time, for Dr. Gary Libben
University of Alberta, Comparative Centre for Psycholinguistics
Related Volunteer Experience:
2004-2005 Institute for Stuttering Treatment And Research (ISTAR),
University of Alberta
Conversation partner with clients in treatment for stuttering
2003-2005 Neighborhood Chat, Capital Health Speech and Language Services
Treatment and support group for individuals with aphasia
Professional Development Courses:
May 2006 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Introductory Course, taken at the Functional Imaging Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
October 2006 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Advanced Course in Experimental Design and Image Analysis, taken at the Functional Imaging Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
University Service:
2006-current Chair of the Psychology Graduate Students Organization and
Student Representative on the Psychology Departmental Council
2005- 2006 Co-chair of the Psychology Graduate Students Organization and
Student Representative on the Psychology Departmental Council
2004-2005 Student Representative on the Faculty of Arts Council
Manuscripts Submitted and in Preparation:
Moroschan, G., & Westbury, C. (submitted). Interactions of imageability and phonology, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.
Moroschan, G., & Westbury, C. To be and not to be: Abstract/concrete polysemy in a semantic decision task. Manuscript in preparation.
Moroschan, G., & Nicoladis, E. Do children treat adjectives and nouns differently as modifiers in prenominal position? Manuscript in preparation.
Moroschan, G., Hurd, P.L., & Nicoladis, E., Gender differences and cultural differences in self-report measures of indirect aggression. Manuscript in preparation.
Presentations:
Talks
Moroschan, G. & Westbury, C. (2006). A picture is worth a thousand sounds?? Interactions of imageability and phonology in semantic tasks. The University of Alberta Royce Research Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB., March 17, 2006.
Posters
Moroschan, G. & Westbury, C. (2006). A picture is worth a thousand sounds?? Interactions of imageability and phonology in semantic tasks. The Mental Lexicon Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC., October 10-13, 2006.
Warne, J., Moroschan, G., Nicoladis, E., & Hurd, P. (2006). Gender differences in indirect aggression. Poster presented at the University of Alberta Royce Research Conference, Edmonton, AB, March 17, 2006.
Moroschan, G., & Nicoladis, E. (2006). Lexical categories: user-friendly tools in a usage-based theory of language acquisition. Poster presented at the New Directions in Cognitive Science Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, February 3-4, 2006.
Moroschan, G., & Nicoladis, E. (2005). Meaning matters! The matter of meaning in children's use of word order for adjective/noun phrases and noun/noun compounds. Poster presented at BASICS Conference, Banff, AB, May 13, 2005.
Moroschan, G., & Nicoladis, E. (2005). Meaning matters! The matter of meaning in children's use of word order for adjective/noun phrases and noun/noun compounds. Poster presented at the University of Alberta Royce Research Conference, Edmonton, AB, April 1, 2005.
Moroschan, G., & Westbury, C. (2004). Modality-specific interaction between phonology and semantics. Poster presented at the University of Alberta Royce Research Conference, Edmonton, AB, March 5, 2004.