photo Maurice Westmoreland

Maurice Westmoreland

Associate Professor of Hispanic and Italian Studies

Degree/Institution: PhD University of Illinois
Office: HU 222


Academic Focus

Research interests include Romance linguistics (historical and comparative focus) particularly pertaining to Mediterranean varieties, morphosyntax, expressions of tense, aspect and modality, modifier placement, theories of postmodernism regarding identity depth, and cross-cultural gay studies.

Teaching: Romance Linguistics, Introduction to Latin American Dialectology, Advanced Conversation and Composition, Spanish Linguistics: Morphology, Introduction to Spanish Dialectology, Introductiion to Comparative Romance Linguistics, Spanish Syntax and Morphology