Dr. D. Geoffrey Hall


Geoffrey Hall is Professor and Director of the Language Development Centre in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of more than 40 publications focusing on language and cognitive development in infancy and early childhood. He co-edited (with Sandra Waxman) the 2004 book, Weaving a Lexicon (MIT Press). He is an Associate Editor of the journal, Child Development, and he serves on the Editorial Board of the journal, Language Learning and Development. He has also been a member of the Editorial Board of the journal, Developmental Psychology. His research is funded by grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. At UBC, he has been awarded both the Killam Research Prize and the Killam Teaching Prize in recognition of his accomplishments. He received his B.A. (First Class Honours) from McGill University and his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He grew up in Ottawa.


Dr. D. Geoffrey Hall

Department of Psychology

University of British Columbia

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