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John A. Lucy
William Benton Professor
Department of Comparative Human Development,
Department of Psychology, and the College
Department of Comparative Human Development
5730 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 USA
Phone: 773-702-3517, Fax:  773-702-0320, Office: Judd 450

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On Leave 2008-09
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA
Research Interests:
Using cross-cultural and developmental perspectives to explore the interface among the symbolic structures we call language, culture, and self; the impact of grammatical diversity on thought and the particular importance of metalinguistic capabilities in human social interaction; the role of language in the development of conceptual thought and self during middle childhood; languages and cultures of the Mayan peoples. 
Courses taught:
Language, Culture and Thought
Advanced Topics in Language, 
             Culture, and Thought
Language Socialization
Theories of Self 
Self, Culture, and Society I
Maya History and Ethnography
Spoken Yucatec Maya I & II
  Links:  Human Development   Psychology Anthropology  Linguistics University of Chicago
       Center for Latin American Studies       Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
  Last updated 1 July 2008