Maria Kaltsa is a postdoctoral researcher in the area of Psycholinguistics at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She studied English Language and Literature at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and she holds an MPhil in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge (Funding: Cambridge European Trust 2006-2007), and a PhD from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2012). Her doctorate research (Dissertation Title: The Acquisition of Telicity in the Native Language) was funded by Heracleitus II (Award No: 86348). Prior to her employment at Aristotle University, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher for the Thalis Project: Bilingual Acquisition & Bilingual Education: The Development of Linguistic & Cognitive Abilities in Different Types of Bilingualism (BALED) in the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics of the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2012–2015) and at the Centre for the Greek Language (2011-2015). In 2016, she received a Postdoctoral Research Award of Excellence & Innovation from the AUTH Research Committee and she is working on the lexical processing of Alzheimer patients. Her scientific interests involve lexicon, (morpho)syntax, interface phenomena, L1/L2 acquisition, multilingualism, first language attrition and language processing.