Dr. Jill Jegerski

Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education
Assistant Professor of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese

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Specializations / Research Interest(s)

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Bilingualism
  • Spanish as a Heritage Language
  • Sentence Processing


  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Ph.D.
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, M.A.
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S.

Office Hours

  • Spring 2014:
  • By appointment only


Edited Books

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    Jegerski, J., and B. VanPatten. Research Methods for Second Language Psycholinguistics. New York: Routledge, 2014.

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    VanPatten, B., and J. Jegerski. Research in Second Language Processing and Parsing. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2010.

Journal Articles

  • Keating, G. D., and J. Jegerski. "Experimental designs in sentence processing research: A methodological review and user’s guide." Studies in Second Language Acquisition 37 (2015): xx-xx.

  • Jegerski, J., and E. Ponti. "Peer review as a method of heritage language writing instruction: The effectiveness of a metalinguistic literacy task." Linguistics and Education 26 (2014): 70-82.

  • Jegerski, J.. "The processing of temporary subject-object ambiguities in native and near-native Mexican Spanish." Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 15.4 (2012): 721-735.

  • Jegerski, J., B. VanPatten, and G. D. Keating. "Cross-linguistic variation and the acquisition of pronominal reference in L2 Spanish." Second Language Research 27.4 (2011): 481-507.

  • Keating, G. D. , B. VanPatten, and J. Jegerski. "Who was walking on the beach? Anaphora resolution in Spanish heritage speakers and adult second language learners." Studies in Second Language Acquisition 33.2 (2011): 193-221.

  • Potowski, K., J. Jegerski, and K. Morgan-Short. "The effects of instruction on linguistic development in Spanish heritage language speakers." Language Learning 59.3 (2009): 537-579.