Boji P.W. Lam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
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UNT Speech & Hearing Center, 267


Boji Pak-Wing Lam joined the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology as an assistant professor in 2018. He received his Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017. His research adopts an interdisciplinary approach to examine the effect of bilingualism and motivation on language behaviors, learning, and therapeutic outcomes in both children and adults. 

Representative Publications:

Lam, B. P. W., Xie, Z., Tessmer, R., Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). The downside of higher susceptibility to lexical influences: Perceiving speech in babble. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. 60(6):1662-1673.

Reetzke, R., Lam, B.P.W., Xie, Z., Sheng, L., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Effect of simultaneous bilingualism on speech intelligibility across different masker types, modalities, and signal-to-noise ratios in school-age children. PLoS ONE, 11(12): e0168048.

Lam, B. P. W., & Sheng, L. (2016). The development of morphological awareness in young bilinguals: Effects of age and L1 background. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. 59(4), 732-744.

Sheng, L., Lam, B. P. W., Cruz, D., Fulton, A. (2016). A Robust Demonstration of the Cognate Facilitation Effect in Young Spanish-English Children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 141, 229-238.

Sheng, L., Lam, B. P. W. (2015). Slot-Filler and Taxonomic Organization: The Role of Contextual Experience and Maternal Education. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 5(1), 128-138


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