Institutions: Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Département de linguistique
Research interests: Psycholinguistic aspects of second language acquisition and production; Attentional processes and awareness
Daphnée Simard is a full professor of second language acquisition at the Université du Québec à Montréal and currently the director of the Institute of Cognitive Sciences at UQAM. Her research interests are twofold. First, she investigates the relationship between metalinguistic reflection and second language acquisition. She is also interested in the role played by individual variables such as attentional capacity and memory in second language acquisition and production. Her work has appeared in Bilingualism, Language and Cognition and Language Learning among others.