bio

Dr. Michelle Cohn is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the UC Davis Phonetics Lab, associated with the Department of Linguistics. She received her Ph.D. from UC Davis in Linguistics in 2018. In 2022, she completed a 2.5-year postdoctoral training fellowship through the National Science Foundation. Her research program aims to uncover the cognitive sources of variation in how people produce and perceive phonetic details in speech. She has co-authored 28 papers, and her work has been published in major journals including Cognition, Journal of Phonetics, and Speech Communication. In 2021, Dr. Cohn received the UC Davis Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research, awarded based on research innovation, productivity, and impact on the field.