Anne-Michelle Tessier, Ph.D.

  • Lecturer I, Psychology and Linguistics
  • Research Investigator, CHGD
  • 1233b East Hall
    530 Church Street



Anne-Michelle Tessier (Ph.D. Linguistics, UMass Amherst, 2007) is a phonologist specializing in acquisition, constraint-based grammars, learning algorithms, and child L1 and L2 speech production.  From 2006 to 2016 she was faculty in Linguistics at the University of Alberta, and appointed Associate Professor with tenure in 2013.  In 2015 she published a textbook “Phonological Acquisition: Child Language and Constraint-Based Grammar” (Palgrave Macmillan). She is PI of a SSHRC Insight Grant (2015-2019) studying childhood L2 English production and perception among young Canadian immigrants, held at Simon Fraser University. She is also an Associate Editor for the open access journal Glossa. She currently lectures in Psychology and Linguistics at the University of Michigan.

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