Barbara Zurer Pearson, Ph.D.

Barbara Zurer Pearson, Ph.D.

Barbara Zurer Pearson, Ph.D., Research Associate, Department of Linguistics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 226 South College, 150 Hicks Way, Amherst MA 01003
Barbara Zurer Pearson received her Ph.D. from the University of Miami, where she was the coordinator of the Bilingualism Study Group for 10 years and a major contributor to Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children (Oller & Eilers; Multilingual Matters, 2002). She is currently a research associate and codirector of the Language Acquisition Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her book for a popular audience, Raising a Bilingual Child (Random House, 2008), has been published in Spanish and Polish and is being translated into Chinese.