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Rachel Rubin

Predoctoral Scholars


PhD Thesis Topic

“Lexical-Grammatical Complexity – A missing link in second language acquisition research”

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Alex Housen (VUB); co-supervisor: Magali Paquot, (UCLouvain)

2017 – 2021

Funding body: Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)


Rachel Rubin is a joint PhD student at the VUB and the UCLouvain where she is working on an FWO-funded project investigating lexicogrammatical complexity in L2 Dutch. Her research interests include Second Language Acquisition, learner corpus research, complexity, phraseology, natural language processing, and multilingualism.