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Tania Ionin

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Contact Information

4112 FLB
Urbana, IL, 61801


Research Interests

Second language acquisition, experimental semantics, syntax/semantics interface

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Linguistics
Director of Graduate Studies, Linguistics
Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures
Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Professor, Program in Jewish Culture and Society
Professor, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies
Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Professor, Russian, East European and Eurasian Center

Highlighted Publications

Ionin, T., & Luchkina, T. (2018). Focus on russian scope: An experimental investigation of the relationship between quantifier scope, prosody, and information structure. Linguistic Inquiry, 49(4), 741-779.

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Recent Publications

Ionin, T., & Luchkina, T. (2024). Linguistic Knowledge and Proficiency Assessment in Heritage and L2 Russian: Classroom Implications of Experimental Findings. In Russian as a Heritage Language: From Research to Classroom Applications (pp. 25-45). Taylor and Francis.

Kim, M. H., & Ionin, T. (2024). Potential L1 transfer effects in explicit and implicit knowledge of articles in L2 English. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 47(1), 51-77.

Chen, C. Y., & Ionin, T. (2023). Interpretation of Mandarin pronouns and reflexives by L1-Korean and L1-English learners of Mandarin. Second Language Research, 39(4), 941-968.

Ionin, T., Luchkina, T., & Goldshtein, M. (Accepted/In press). Contrastive focus is acquirable: An investigation of Russian contrastive focus with English/Russian bilinguals. Second Language Research.

Ionin, T., Goldshtein, M., Luchkina, T., & Styrina, S. (2023). Who did what to whom, and what did we already know? Word order and information structure in heritage and L2 Russian. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 13(3), 343-371.

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