of Child Study and
105 College Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
Ph.D. Georgetown University
Linguistics; literacy, sociolinguistic development; dyslexia in African-American
children; language of children's cartoons; children's name-calling
Gidney, C. and Dobrow, J. (1998) The good, the bad, and the foreign: The use of
dialect in children's animated television. The Annals of the American Academy of
Political and Social Science. (May, 1998) pp. 105-119.
Wolf, M., Gidney, C., Goldberg, A., Cirino, P., Morris, R., & Lovett, M. (1998).
The question of a second core deficit in developmental dyslexia. Special Issue
of Reading and Writing; Editors: Z. Breznitz & D. Share.
Gidney, C. (under review). Additive connectives in the narrative discourse of
African-American children: Towards a new taxonomy. Journal of Child Language.
Gidney, C. and Goldberg, J. (under review). "...but names will never hurt me":
Teachers' experiences with children's name-calling. Harvard Educational Review.