CV

Education

2011-2017: PhD Cognitive Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2015-2016: Master of Science, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2014: RefNet Summer School on Psychological and Computational Models of Language Production
2011-2013: Master of Arts, Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2006-2010 : Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics and Psychology, with High Honors and Special Honors in Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin

Employment

[2016-:]: Data Scientist, Stitch Fix
[2014-:]:  Digital Content Associate Editor, Psychonomic Society
2014-2016: English Proficiency Interviewer, CITL, University of Illinois
2013: Research Assistant, Language Production Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois
2012: Teaching Assistant, Cognitive Psychology Lab (PSY 331), University of Illinois
2010-2011: Research Assistant, Child Language Lab, University of Texas
2008-2011: Lab Coordinator, Cognition and Communication Lab, University of Texas

Publications and Proceedings

Jacobs, C. L., Dell, G. S., & Bannard, C. (2017). Phrase frequency effects in free recall: Evidence for redintegration. Journal of Memory and Language, 97C, 1-16.

Jacobs, C. L., Dell, G. S., Benjamin, A. S., & Bannard, C. (2016). Part and whole linguistic experience affect recognition memory for multiword sequences. Journal of Memory and Language, 87, 38-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2015.11.001

Jacobs, C. L., Yiu, L. K., Watson, D. G., & Dell, G. S. (2015).  Why are repeated words produced with reduced durations? Evidence from inner speech and homophone production. Journal of Memory and Language, 84, 37-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2015.05.004

Dell, G.S., & Jacobs, C.L. (2015). Successful speaking: Cognitive mechanisms of adaptation in language production. In G. Hickok & S.L. Small (Eds.), The Neurobiology of Language (pp. 209-220). Elsevier.

Jacobs, C. L. (2015, June). Predictions for self-priming from incremental updating models unifying comprehension and production processes. Proceedings of Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics, NAACL-HLT 2015, Denver, CO. pp. 1-8.

Jacobs, C. L. & Dell, G. S. (2014). ‘hotdog’ not ‘hot’ ‘dog’: The phonological planning of compound words. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 29, 512-523. doi: 10.1080/23273798.2014.892144

Submitted manuscripts

Jacobs, C. L. & Watson, D. G. (under revision in Cognition). Comprehension input leads to syntactic priming in production but speakers do not prime themselves.

Manuscripts in prep

Jacobs, C. L. Jointly learning word and entity representations from reviews with bags of entities.

Jacobs, C. L. & Fleck, M. (in prep). Spontaneous speech prosody provides cues to conventionalized referent names.

Jacobs, C. L., Pinet, S., Yiu, L. K, & Watson, D. G. (in prep). Interference and facilitation in the production of spoken and typed sequences.

Griffin, Z. M. & Jacobs, C. L. (in prep). When do mothers address their young children by name?

Presentations

Jacobs, C. L. (October, 2017). Imposing structure on unstructured text at Stitch Fix. Oral presentation to be given at the 3rd annual Crunch Data Analytics and Engineering Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

Jacobs, C. L. (submitted). The role of domain in learning about referents.

Jacobs, C. L. & Dell, G. S. (2016, September). Experience with phrases stitches their words together during free recall. Poster presented at Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP). Bilbao, Spain.

Jacobs, C. L., Loucks, T. M. J., Watson, D. G., & Dell, G. S.  (2016, July). Testing the role of auditory feedback in repetition reduction. Poster to be presented at the International Workshop on Language Production, San Diego, California.

Jacobs, C. L. (2016, March). The cognitive representations of compositional expressions: Evidence from recognition and recall. Presentation given at IU Cognitive Computing Lab meeting.

Jacobs, C. L. (2016, March). Keeping your thoughts to yourself: The role of inner speech in audience design. Invited presentation given at the Beckman Graduate Student Seminar.

Jacobs, C. L. & Watson, D. G. (2016, March). The magnitude of syntactic self-priming and comprehension-to-production priming. Poster presented at the 29th annual meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Gainesville, FL.

Jacobs, C. L. (2015, November). Constraints speakers place on repetition reduction and accenting. Invited presentation to the Linguistics Colloquium Seminar, University of Illinois.

Jacobs, C. L., Dell, G. S., Bannard, C., & Benjamin, A. S. (November, 2015). Frequent phrases are easier to recall, but not easier to recognize. Poster presented at the 56th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Jacobs, C. L., Yiu, L. K., Pinet, S. & Watson, D. G. (November, 2015). Differences in chaining mechanisms in speech production and sentence typing. Poster presented at the 56th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Hubbard, R. J., Rommers, J., Jacobs, C. L. & Federmeier, K. D. (2015, November). Electrophysiological predictors of successful memory during encoding of sentential information vary based on constraint and predictability. Poster presented at the 7th annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. Chicago, IL.

Jacobs, C. L. (2015, October). Memory for words and phrases. Cognitive Brownbag Seminar.

Hubbard, R. J., Rommers, J., Jacobs, C. L. & Federmeier, K. D. (2015, October). Effects of expectedness and sentential constraint on memory for words: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. Poster presented at the 55th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research. Seattle, WA.

Jacobs, C. L. (2015, September). Solving the sequential ordering problem in speech and skilled typing. Language Processing Brownbag Seminar.

Jacobs, C. L., Watson, D. G. & Bock, J. K. (2015, March). Speakers do not self-prime. Poster presented at CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Jacobs, C. L. (2014, November). What frequency effects in recognition memory tell us about phrases. Invited presentation given at Beckman Graduate Student Seminar.

Jacobs, C. L. (2014, October). What frequency effects in recognition memory tell us about phrases. Or: Is a handsome wizard still a wizard? Cognitive Brownbag Seminar.

Jacobs, C. L., Dell, G. S. & Benjamin, A. S. (2014, September). Words are less salient in phrases: Evidence from frequency effects in recognition memory. Poster presented at Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP). Edinburgh, Scotland.

Jacobs, C. L., Watson, D. G. & Dell, G. S. (2014, July). Why do we shorten repeated words? Evidence against the production priming account. Poster presented at the International Workshop on Language Production, Geneva, Switzerland.

Jacobs, C. L., Watson, D. G. & Dell, G. S. (2014, March). Reduction in duration depends on articulation, not simply facilitated processing. Poster presented at CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Jacobs, C.L., Dell, G. S., Benjamin, A. S. & Bannard, C. (2013, November). Phrases don’t behave like words: Phrase frequency effects in recognition memory. Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Jacobs, C. L., Ireland, M. E. & Watson, D. G. (2013, September). Speaking style shifts following verbal and nonverbal interaction. Poster presented at Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP). Marseille, France.

Jacobs, C.L., Dell, G. S., Benjamin, A. S. & Bannard, C. (2013, September). Are word sequences like words? The role of phrase frequency in recognition memory. Poster presented at Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP). Marseille, France.

Jacobs, C. L. & Dell, G. S., (2012, November). The production of hotdog is not the production of hot and then dog. Poster presented at the 53rd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Minneapolis, MN.

Jacobs, C. L. & Dell, G. S., (2012, July). When is there no dog in hotdog? Form preparation in nominal compounds. Poster presented at the International Workshop on Language Production, New York, NY.

Jacobs, C. L. & Griffin, Z. M., (2010, December). When do mothers address their children by name? A corpus analysis. Talk presented at the Vocative! Workshop, Bamberg, Germany.

Teaching and Service

2017: Delta Analytics Data Science Fellow for Social Good
2016, 17: Ad hoc reviewer for Cognitive Science Society annual meeting
2016, 17: Program committee, Association for Computational Linguistics 2016
2015-2016: Supervisor of 20 undergraduate research assistants in Speech and Hearing Sciences
2014 : Co-organizer of the Machine Learning/Statistical Learning Reading Group for Psychology and Neuroscience
F2012 : PSYC 331 Cognitive Psychology Lab (Sarah Brown-Schmidt)

Awards

2015-2016:        Beckman Institute Graduate Research Fellowship
2015-2016:        National Science Foundation Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW)
2013:                  Best Poster Award (1 of 2 out of 180), Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing
2011-2016:         National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
2012:                  BALSSI/Summer Language Institute Graduate Scholarship
2009-2010:        Undergraduate Research Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin

Relevant Coursework

SP16 CS 546, Structured Prediction (Machine Learning in Natural Language Processing) – Final paper
SP16 CS 410, Text Information Systems – Final paper
F15 CS 565, Crowd Computing Methods for Human Computer Interaction – Final paper
F13 CS 446, Machine Learning – Final paper
SP13 PSYC 593, Connectionist Models in Psychology
F12 CS 498, Introduction to NLP
SP12 CS 598, Advanced NLP (Bayesian Methods) – Final paper
F11 PSYC 593, Multilevel Modeling for Psycholinguistics
SP11 LIN 392, Analyzing Linguistic Data