Cindy Brantmeier is the principal investigator in the Language Research Laboratory at Washington University, St. Louis. Her experimental research addresses questions about reading and testing across languages and cultures.

Professor Brantmeier is the Director of Applied Linguistics, which includes the Phd and undergraduate major/minor. Since Fall 2015 to the present, Dr. Brantmeier is 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, and a three time winner for outstanding graduate student mentoring.

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:


See link below for recent (2017) plenary talk for United Nations Educational, Scienctific and Cultural Organization


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
Campus Box 1183
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
(314) 935-7953


Office 135 Seigle Hall; Education Research Laboratory Seigle Hall