Niels Dickson

Niels Dickson

Graduate Student

University of California, Irvine


Niels is a graduate student in the Language Science department at the University of California, Irvine. He is co-advised by Dr. Lisa Pearl and Dr. Richard Futrell. His research investigates questions in the field of language acquisition with a focus on syntactic representation and computational models of representation.


  • Language Acquisition
  • Syntactic Representation
  • Syntactic Islands
  • Computational Modeling
  • Efficient Communication


  • BS in Psychology, 2020

    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

  • BIS with concentrations in Math, French, and Philosophy, 2020

    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge