Coryn is a Research Speech-Language Pathologist at the Institute of Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington. The Institute is an interdisciplinary center that focuses on understanding early learning and brain development through a variety of methods including the use of neuroimaging scans such as EEG, MRI and MEG (Magnetoencephalography).  Coryn’s work focuses on contributing to studies investigating typical language development between birth and three years of age as well as early signs of developmental language disorder. She received her B.A. in Biology and Biomedical Studies from St. Olaf College in 2006 and her M.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Portland State University in 2010. She has practiced in schools, private practices and early intervention settings as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Oregon and New York City. Her clinical work has focused on early intervention, early language acquisition and acquisition of early social skills.  Outside of campus, Coryn can be found hiking, kayaking and cross-country skiing.