Sunfa Kim, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral research associate
Department of Psychology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030 U.S.A.
363 Park Hall
Email: sunfakim at buffalo dot edu
Language comprehension in monolingual and bilingual speakers
Language production in bilingual speakers
Spoken word recognition
2011 Center for Brain Science of Language Acquisition and Language Learning, University of
Hiroshima, November 11, 2011.
2010 Center for Cognitive Science, Fall 2010 Colloquia, The State University of New York at
Buffalo, December 8, 2010.
Research Papers & Conference Posters
Kim, S., Mauner, G., and Koenig, J.P. (in preparation). Structural priming in comprehension:
The resolution of the DO/SC ambiguity.
Kim, S. (2010). Syntactic representations of English in second language learners: An
investigation of the process of English sentence production by bilingual speakers using
a within-language (L2) structural priming paradigm. Doctoral Thesis, Department of
Psychology, The State University of New York at Buffalo.
Kim, S., Mauner, G., & Koenig, J.-P. (2010). Shared mapping between concepts and functional
assignment across languages facilitates L2 production. Poster presented at the 51st annual
Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO.
Kim, S., Mauner, G., & Koenig, J.-P. (2009). Structural priming within a second language (L2)
– Do word order differences across languages or the absence of a structural alternation in a first
language (L1) matter? Poster presented at the 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human
Sentence Processing, Davis, CA.
Kim, S., & Luce, P. A. (2008). Perceptual learning of specificity vs. abstractness in spoken word
recognition. Poster presented at the 6th international conference on the Mental Lexicon, Banff,
Kim, S., Mauner, G., & Koenig, J.-P. (2008). Verb repetition is not required for structural
priming in L2 English production in Japanese-English bilinguals. Poster presented at the 14th
Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Cambridge,
Kim, S., Mauner, G., & Koenig, J.-P. (2007). What is contingent about contingency learning?:
Evidence from structural priming in comprehension. Poster presented at the 20th Annual CUNY
Conference on Human Sentence Processing, La Jolla, CA.
Kim, S., & Mauner, G. (2006). Priming vs. Contingency Learning Accounts of Structural
Priming Effects in Comprehension. Poster presented at the 19th annual CUNY conference on
Human Sentence Processing. New York, NY.
2015 Psychology 207: Psychological Statistics (Spring 2015)
2014 Psychology 207: Psychological Statistics (Spring 2014)
2013 Organizational Behavior (Fall 2013)
Research Methods (Fall 2013)
Social Psychology (Fall 2013)
Cognition (Summer 2013)
Senior Project in Psychology (Summer 2013, Fall 2013)
2012 Research Methods in Psychology A (Semester 2, 2012–2013)
Perception & Cognition (Semester 2, 2012–2013)
Applied Psychology Integrated Project 2 (Semester 2, 2012–2013)
Major Project (Semester 2, 2012–2013)
Psychology 341: Cognitive Psychology (Spring 2012)
Psychology 445: Memory (Spring 2012)
2011 Psychology 341: Cognitive Psychology (Spring 2011)
2009 Psychology 250: Scientific Inquiry (Spring 2009, Summer 2009, Fall 2009)
2008 Psychology 250: Scientific Inquiry (Spring 2008, Summer 2008, Fall 2008)
2007 Psychology 250: Scientific Inquiry (Summer 2007, Fall 2007)
TA (Teaching Assistant)
2007 Psychology 331: Social Psychology (Spring 2007)
2006 Psychology 325: Health Psychology (Spring 2006)
2005 Psychology 101: Introductory Psychology (Fall 2005)
Psychology 207: Psychological Statistics (Spring 2005)