About our Team Get to know who's working behind the scenes

Principal Investigator

Janet Randall, PhD LinguisticsCV
425 Lake Hall, Northeastern University
I took piano lessons with a world-class pianist.

Current Team

Abbie MacNeal
B.S. Linguistics, 2019
I have a screwdriver with me at all times, just in case.

Samantha Laureano
B.S. Business Administration: Marketing, Minor in Psychology, 2020
I’ve been to over 75 concerts.

Marisa Snelson
B.S. Linguistics, 2020
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Rachel Smith
B.A. Linguistics and Cultural Anthropology, 2019
I make all my decisions using a random number generator.

Ryan Semple
B.S. Physics, 2021
I am a Level 5 local guide on Google Maps.

Julien Cherry
B.S.  Computer Science and Linguistics, 2020
I spent most of my time in Chicago stranded at a bus station.

Andrea Rodriguez
B.S. Criminal Justice and Psychology

Yian Xu, Statistician
Juris Master, 2012; Ed.M 2013; PhD Psychology 2019
I learned French in China and taught English in Russia


Katherine Fiallo Alex Jones Haley Emerson
Francielle Reis Alana Dore John Tan
Ryan ‘H’ Hsu Brian Kim Andrea Medrano
Lucas Graf Nichole Clarke Aaron McPherson
Elizabeth Steyngrob Lindi Nguyen Emma Jaffe
Shaughnessy Jones Matthew Monjarrez Benjamin Rubin
Katheryn Aucella Leah Butz Avery Isaacs