Amritha's broad research goal is to facilitate the acquisition and retention of a second language in adult speakers through examination of language skills used by bilinguals and heritage speakers. She works with Dr. Rochelle Newman and Dr. Jared Novick in the Hearing and Speech Department. 

Areas of Interest

  • Bilingualism
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Cognitive Control
  • Language Attrition


  • BS
    Cognitive Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Lefrak Hall, Language Development Lab
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
amritham [at]