Suzanne Stevenson

    Brief Bio




Dept. of Computer Science

University of Toronto

Brief Biography

Suzanne Stevenson received a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Linguistics from William and Mary, and master's and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. She was a visiting researcher and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, 1991-94. From 1995-2000, she was on the faculty at Rutgers University, holding joint appointments in the Department of Computer Science and in the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS). She returned to the University of Toronto in July, 2000, where she is now Professor of Computer Science.

Professor Stevenson's primary areas of research are computational linguistics and cognitive science, specifically focusing on computational cognitive modeling of child language acquisition and adult language processing, and on the automatic acquisition of semantic and syntactic knowledge from large text corpora.