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Department of Linguistics
McGill University
1085 Dr. Penfield
Montreal, Quebec
Canada. H3A 1A7

Tel: (514) 398-4222  
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Lydia White is James McGill Professor of Linguistics Emeritus and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She has a BA/MA in Moral Sciences and Psychology from Cambridge University (1969), and a PhD in Linguistics from McGill (1980). Her research centres on second language acquisition, particularly the roles of Universal Grammar and the mother tongue. She is Co-Editor of the book series Language Acquisition and Language Disorders (published by John Benjamins) and she is on the Editorial Boards of the following journals: Language Acquisition, Lingua, Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, Second Language Research.

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