Lila R. Gleitman
University of Pennsylvania
Lila R. Gleitman is an internationally-renowned expert on language acquisition and developmental psycholinguistics, focusing on children’s learning of their first language. Elke U. Weber, Columbia University, presented Turvey with a 2013 Inaugural Mentor Award at the 25th APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. The Mentor Award is a lifetime achievement award to recognizing those who have significantly fostered the careers of others, honoring APS members who masterfully help students and others find their own voice and discover their own research and career goals.