Prof Anna Theakston

Chair in Developmental Psychology

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Overview

Co-Director ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD)

www.lucid.ac.uk

Biography

Anna Theakston received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Nottingham. Following this, she was employed as a researcher at the University of Manchester working on two ESRC-funded projects investigating early language development in children between the ages of 2-3 years. She was awarded her Ph.D. based on this work. She then coordinated the Manchester-based Max Planck Child Study Centre, funded by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, before being appointed to a lectureship at the University of Manchester. She is now a Professor of Developmental Psychology, and Co-director of the ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD).

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Treasurer: International Association for the Study of Child Language

http://www.iascl.org/

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