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Edna Andrews, Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Distinguished Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Edna Andrews
Contact Info:
Office Location:  321B Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3142
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Ph.D.Indiana University at Bloomington1984
PhD HonoraryLeningrad (now St. Petersburg) State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia1991
MAIndiana University/Bloomington1980
BSUniversity of Alabama1979

Research Interests: Cognitive and Neurolinguistics, Slavic and General Linguistics, Russia (Language & Culture), Language & Memory, Semiotics

Areas of Interest:

Neurolinguistics and general linguistics
Semiotics of culture

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Andrews, E; Eierud, C; Banks, D; Harshbarger, T; Michael, A; Rammell, C. "Effects of Lifelong Musicianship on White Matter Integrity and Cognitive Brain Reserve.." Brain Sciences 11.1 (January, 2021). [doi]  [abs]
  2. Andrews, E. "The importance of lotmanian and peircean semiotics in linguistic analysis." Balkanistica 33 (January, 2020): 221-230.
  3. Andrews, E. "Cognitive Neuroscience and Multilingualism." The Handbook of the Neuroscience of Multilingualism (January, 2019): 19-47. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Andrews, E. "The importance of Lotmanian semiotics to sign theory and the cognitive neurosciences." Sign Systems Studies 43.2-3 (January, 2015): 347-364. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Thompson, RJ; Walther, I; Tufts, C; Lee, KC; Paredes, L; Fellin, L; Andrews, E; Serra, M; Hill, JL; Tate, EB; Schlosberg, L. "Development and Assessment of the Effectiveness of an Undergraduate General Education Foreign Language Requirement." Foreign Language Annals 47.4 (December, 2014): 653-668. [doi]  [abs]
Languages: Russian, Croatian, Polish, Modern Greek Reading Knowledge: German, French, Czech, Slovak, Ukranian, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Old Church Slavonic Other Languages Studied: Yiddish, Chinese, Spanish, Georgian Computer Languages/Codes: Pascal, Basic, Fortran, HTML, Java (beginning level)

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