Dr. Megan Blossom joined the Castleton Psychology Department in the Fall of 2014. Her area of expertise is the interdisciplinary field of child language which brings together perspectives from cognitive psychology, linguistics, and communication disorders to understand human language development and language processing. Her teaching interests are in the areas of cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics, cognitive development, and language development. Prior to joining the faculty at Castleton, she was a lecturer in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences & Disorders at the University of Kansas.
Dr. Blossom has conducted psycholinguistic research with infants, toddlers, school-age children with and without language impairments, as well as adults. She welcomes the opportunity to mentor undergraduates in their research interests, whether that is in the areas of language development or cognitive psychology or a related field. “