Xiao He is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Linguistics at USC. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Psychology at UC Berkeley and briefly studied art at Parsons School of Design in New York City. Xiao's research primarily focuses on how human comprehenders interpret referring expressions such as he, she, himself, and herself and what constraints regulate the interpretation of these expressions.
Xiao was an assistant lecturer for Writing and Critical Reasoning (WRIT 140) for two and half years. For the past two years, he has served as a teaching assistant for undergraduate level and graduate level statistics courses - Statistics (PSYC 274), Statistics in Psychological Research (PSYC 501), and Analysis of Variance and Experimental Design (PSYC 502) - in the Department of Psychology. This fall, he will again serve as a TA for PSYC 501.