David Corina is a professor of linguistics and psychology at the University of California, Davis. He also is a faculty member at the Center for Mind and Brain, where he is the director of the Cognitive Neurolinguistics Laboratory. He is a cognitive neuroscientist studying the comprehension and production of signed and spoken languages. His research includes the study of linguistic abilities in children and adults and in persons with neurological impairments. He is an active member for the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Society for Neurobiology of Language and Linguistics Society of America. He serves as an ad hoc editor for many scholarly journals, foundations and funding agencies.