Michael Johns

Michael Johns

Research Associate at the Applied Research Laboratory
for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS), University of Maryland



Michael (Mike) is a graduate student in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, pursuing an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Language Science and Spanish. His main research interests include: psycholinguistic models of sentence processing, code-switching in Spanish/English Heritage Speakers, effects of code-switching on gender agreement processing, and individual differences measures in bilingual language processing. He received his B.A in Linguistics and Spanish from the University of Florida in 2014, and is affiliated with the Language and Brain Labs at said campus.

Aside from voraciously consuming articles in language science, Michael spends his free time playing the piano, cycling, and attempting to finish that novel he started four years ago. He also has a passion for discussion and learning, and enjoys striking up conversations with individuals of all walks of life, learning about their experiences.

Michael  Johns