Nick Ellis


Prof. N. C. Ellis
University of Michigan
Rm 3215, East Hall
530 Church Street.
Ann Arbor
MI 48109-1043
phone           734-764-0426


Nick C.  Ellis

Professor of Psychology   

Professor of Linguistics                                             

Research Scientist, English Language Institute   

Associate, Center for the Study of Complex Systems

General Editor, Language Learning


Language Learning Lab page



University of Oxford                        

                1974  B.A.  P.P.P. (Psychology & Physiology) Corpus Christi College

University College of North Wales  

                1978  Ph.D.  Cognitive Psychology

Professional Employment:

1976-1991      Tutor (Part-time), Open University

1978-1990      Lecturer in Psychology, University College of North Wales

1990-1994      Senior Lecturer in Psychology, U.C.N.W.

1992               Visiting Professor, Temple University Japan

1994-1998      University Reader in Psychology, U.C.N.W.

1998-2004      Professor of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor

1998-2002      Editor, Language Learning 

2003               Visiting Professor, Applied Language Studies and Linguistics,  University of Auckland

2004-              Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2004-              Research Scientist English Language Institute, University of Michigan

2004-              Honorary Research Fellow, School of Psychology University of Wales Bangor

2006-              General Editor, Language Learning      

2008-              Associate Faculty, Center for the Study of Complex Systems, University of Michigan     

2009-              Professor of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2011               Visiting Researcher, ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Bangor University [Feb-Mar]

2011               External Senior Fellow, FRIAS (Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies) [May-June]

2012               Ian Gordon Fellow, LALS, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand [July]

2013               Faculty, Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute [Jun-Jul]

2014               Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Temple University Japan [Jun]