Alyssa Crezee


Alyssa Crezee is from Phoenix, Arizona. She earned her BA in Linguistics and secondary BS in Communication Disorders at BYU, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Research interests include first language acquisition, sign language, neurolinguistics, humor, and autism. Alyssa has been a member of IDeA Labs since winter of 2018, and has worked on lab projects regarding event information extraction, story timeline, narrative flow, and honeybee research. She has also produced copy text for the lab-sponsored BeeYU Community’s media at and @bees_at_byu Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Alyssa is the President of BYU Diabetes Club—she enjoys connecting with others in the diabetes community and advocating for disability rights and awareness. She is also a social media officer for BeeYU’s BYU Apiology Association. Alyssa is a member of Golden Key International Honor Society and BYU Delta Alpha Pi International Honors Society. Hobbies include country swing dancing, reading, kickboxing, and singing.


Research Interests

  • First Language Acquisition
  • Sign Language Linguistics
  • Story Modeling
  • Autism
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Perseveration
  • Humor