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Campus Address: CA502D
Acting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D Candidate, Indiana University, December 2012 (Expected) Dissertation: Development in Second Language Spanish Suggestions: A Comparison of planning talk between native speaker and non-native speaker peer groups M.A. Linguistics, Ohio University, 2004 M.A. Spanish, Middlebury College, 2000 B.A. Spanish, Honors Tutorial College, Ohio University, 1996 B.A. French, Ohio University, 1996
Second Language Acquisition (English and Spanish) Pragmatics/Discourse Analysis Second Language Phonology Phonetics (Spanish and English) Second Language Pedagogy
In addition to teaching courses in the basic language program of both Spanish and ESL, I have taught or developed the following courses: • Spanish Grammar in Context • Third year Composition • Third year Communication • Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics • Introduction to Hispanic Culture • Playwriting and Performance
"Cross-language Identification of Spanish Consonants in English" Foreign Language Annals "Grammar in the real world: Enhancing grammar lessons with pragmatics." Hispania "The Use of Conventional Expressions in L2 Pragmatics and its Effects on Utterance Length" Pragmatics and Language Learning Along with several other scholarly publications.