NAPOLEON KATSOS

Professor of Experimental Pragmatics,
University of Cambridge

Napoleon Katsos is a Professor of Experimental Pragmatics at the Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge. His research focuses in the area of semantics and pragmatics, and in language learning by monolingual and bilingual children and adults. He is also interested in similarities and differences between neurotypical and neurodiverse people, especially as regards language and cognition. He is a founder member of the Cambridge Bilingualism Network, an initiative that aims to increase awareness about the benefits and challenges of bilingualism by sharing state-of-the-art research findings; and to foster partnerships between researchers, teachers, clinicians and parents of bilingual children by building interactive support networks whose members can ask and answer questions and share resources.