Cindy Brantmeier is the principal investigator in the Language Research Laboratory at Washington University, St. Louis. Her experimental research addresses questions about the nature of second/foreign languages and how they are acquired and used.

Professor Brantmeier is the Director of Applied Linguistics, which includes the Phd and undergraduate major/minor.  She was recently apointed Co-Editor of Reading in a Foreign Language, a leading journal housed at the University of Hawaii. She was the recipient of Washington University's 2012 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. 

To view a video of Professor Brantmeier delivering the keynote address at STARTALK 2013 for the President's National Language Initiative at LARC, San Diego State University, click below:


To view a webinar by Professor Brantmeier on Assessing Foreign Language Reading for Penn and SDSU, click below:



Cindy Brantmeier

Professor, Applied Linguistics and Education

Department of Education
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St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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