Education

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2015-2019)
-B.A. with high honors, Cognitive Science and Romance Languages
-Thesis: The Lasting Effects of Language Acquisition: Testing Cognitive Abilities after L2 Attrition

University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI (2014)

Professional Experience

Language and Development Lab, University of California San Diego (2019-present)
Speech Production Lab, University of Michigan (2017-present)
Humanities Collaboratory, University of Michigan (2018-2019)
Psycholinguistics Lab, University of Michigan (2016-2019)
School of Education, Wayne State University (2015-2016)

Publications and Manuscripts

Kendro, K. (submitted). Examining English Through Fossil Words.

Kendro, K. (in review). Are inconsistent bilingual-monolingual cognitive differences the result of population miscategorization?*

Cook, I. K., Deaton, E., Johandes, E., Kendro, K., Alberto, P., Cintrón-Valentin, M., Coetzee, A., García-Amaya, L., Langland, V., Silva, A. M., Szpiech, R., Henriksen, N. (in press). Humanities Reimagined: An innovative faculty-student collaborative model. Inside Higher Ed.

Boland, J.E., Pasquinelli, R., Sabri, M., Smith, A., Kendro, K., & Brickman, J. (2017). Working Memory and Conversational Fluency. The 58th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-12. (link)

Presentations

Mackela, T., Kendro, K., Boland, J. (2019). Losing a Language: The Effects of Second Language Loss on the Mind. Poster presented at the 30th Annual UROP Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI. April 24. 

Kendro, K. (2019). The Lasting Cognitive Effects of Second Language Acquisition. Poster presented at the Midwest Undergraduate Cognitive Science Conference, Bloomington, IN. April 20.  

Kendro, K. (2019). Testing Cognitive Abilities after L2 Attrition. Poster presented at the Psychology Research Forum, Ann Arbor, MI. April 19. 

Kendro, K. (2019). Undergraduate Psycholinguistic Research at the University of Michigan. Lecture presented at the University of Michigan Undergraduate Linguistics Club, Ann Arbor, MI. April 9.

Kendro, K. (2019). The Lasting Cognitive Effects of L2 Acquisition. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI. April 5.

Kendro, K. (2019). The Lasting Cognitive Effects of Second Language Acquisition. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Colloquium on Cognitive Science, Ann Arbor, MI. March 23. 

Kendro, K. (2018). Second language acquisition and attrition. Lecture presented at the Honors Summer Fellowship talks, Ann Arbor, MI. July 30-August 2.

Kendro, K. (2018). Working memory and conversational fluency. Lecture presented at the 2nd Annual Colloquium on Cognitive Science, Ann Arbor, MI. March 24.

Kendro, K. (2018). Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis. Lecture presented at the University of Michigan Undergraduate Linguistics Club, Ann Arbor, MI. February 6.

García-Amaya, L., Henriksen, N., Boland, J., Coetzee, A., Kendro, K., Topelian, A., & Weil, C. (2017). Um…¿Quién da los globos? Why do language learners hesitate? Poster presented at Hail to the Cube, Ann Arbor, MI. November 1.

Kendro, K., and Topelian, A. (2017). Hesitation phenomena in second language speech. Poster presented at the UROP Summer Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI. August 2.

Selected Grants, Honors, and Awards

Undergraduate Research Blue Award, University of Michigan (2019)   
Chiara Maria Levin Award for Breadth and Excellence in the Romance Languages, University of Michigan (2019)
Honors Summer Fellowship, University of Michigan (2018)
Weinberg Institute of Cognitive Science Conference Travel Grant (2017, 2019)
James B. Angell Scholar, University of Michigan (2017-2018)
MCubed Summer Fellowship, University of Michigan (2017)
Residential College Executive Committee Travel Grant (2017)
University Honors, University of Michigan (2016-2019)
Hilda E. Bretzlaff Scholarship (2015-2019)
Dean’s List, University of Detroit Mercy (2014)