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Jonathan Berken is a PhD student in the IPN at McGill. An American citizen, he came to McGill to study the cognitive neuroscience of bilingualism in the vibrant French/English environment of Montreal. Jonathan received a Bachelor of Arts at Yale University, where he double-majored in French literature and Psychology. He currently works at the Montreal Neurological Institute and at the Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music, two research sites affiliated with the IPN. He is a recipient of the Vanier Graduate Scholarship, a prestigious Canadian prize that awards $150,000 over three years of study. In addition to his research, Jonathan is IPN's Student Admissions Representative working on recruitment and outreach. jonathan [dot] berken [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (He welcomes questions from prospective applicants).