If you have general questions about our research, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Norton via email at enorton at

Northwestern undergraduates: If you are a Northwestern undergraduate interested in joining the lab, please email lab member Julia Nikolaeva at and include your resume.

Prospective PhD students: Dr. Norton does not plan to accept new PhD students for the upcoming 2024 admissions cycle. The only potential exception would be a student with very strong interest/background in pediatric EEG data collection and analysis. Students are admitted via the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders PhD program.

Potential postdocs: Prospective postdoctoral scholars who have background in EEG data collection and analysis may be considered. Please email Dr. Norton at enorton at Positions are federal grant-funded and typically require US citizenship/work eligibility.

Staff research assistant/coordinator: We have a position posted (job ID 48548) on Northwestern’s HR website for a coordinator for a project studying language outcomes in late talkers, with a focus on language sample transcription and coding. Please apply through the HR portal.

High school students and non-Northwestern undergraduates: We do not have openings at this time.


The lab is located in the Frances Searle Building on the Northwestern Campus in Evanston. Our address is:

2240 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208


Parking is available just behind the building for research participants with a provided pass.

Public transit is also available nearby. We are located 1 block from the CTA 201 stop at Noyes Street and 3 blocks from the CTA Purple Line stop at Noyes. Please reach out to us if you have questions about parking or finding us.


Our email address is