Dominique is a second-year graduate student at UC Riverside studying variability in talker perception in the auditory and visual modalities. She earned a B.A. in Psychology with honors from Whittier College in Los Angeles, CA. Her previous research work includes speech production, infant cognition, and statistical learning in speech. She is trained in various behavioral methods, eye-tracking, and EEG. Her research interests include audiovisual speech processing, music perception, psycholinguistics. In her free time she enjoys hiking, dancing Tango, and attending cultural festivals.