Languages, Literatures & Cultures
PhD Students

  • photo- Pamela Alvarado

    Pamela Alvarado-McNamara

    Spanish: Spanish Linguistics

    Dissertation research: to be determined
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    Komla Amegashie

    French: Second Language Acquisition, Lexicology and Lexicography

    Dissertation research: "The Problem of a Multilingual Dictionary: Case of the Éwé - Indo-European  language(s) Dictionary" - French title: "La problématique d’un dictionnaire multilingue : cas du dictionnaire éwé-langue(s) indo-européenne(s)".
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    Olivia Barone

    French: Applied Linguistics- interest in Holistic educational approaches to second language acquisition

    Dissertation research: The acquisition of French object pronouns by Anglophone learners. Currently ABD
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    Elise Bouhet

    French: Contemporary French Society. Comparative approach between French and American culture

    Dissertation research: Evaluating the "Frenchness" of the riots that took place in France in the fall of 2005.Currently ABD. She is currently a Graduate Fellow at Trinity College.
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    Sarah Carman

    Spanish: Spanish Linguistics- interest in 2nd language acquisition, morphology and syntax

    Dissertation research interests: L2 pronoun CASE acquisition and its affect on verb conjugation/interpretation. Currently ABD
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    Yaima Centeno

    Spanish: Spanish Linguistics with a concentration in Sociolinguistics

    Dissertation research: Special interest in the phonological variation of Cuban Spanish.
    Currently ABD
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    Cecily Corbett

    Spanish: Sociolinguisitcs

    Dissertation research: An examination of host family use of sociophonetic variation as a form of linguistic accommodation during interactions with international students.
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    J. Leonardo Correa Velasquez

    Spanish: Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition

    Dissertation research: Dialect contact and sociolinguistic variation in the Spanish spoken by a migrant community in Bogotá, Colombia. 
    Currently ABD
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    Evens Domond

    French: French Literature- 20th Century French Literary Theory and Post-colonial literature, especially African and Caribbean authors.

    Dissertation research: to be determined
  • photo: Alejandra Escudero

    Alejandra Escudero

    Spanish: Spanish Linguistics

    Dissertation research: To be determined
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    Ricardo Estremera

    Spanish: Sociolinguistics with dialect contact and concentration in second language acquisition

    Dissertation research: To be determined
  • photo-Tara Feeney

    Tara Feeney


    Dissertation research: To be determined
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    Nicholas James Figueroa

    Spanish: Spanish Linguistics; Interest in Dialectology, Contrastive Analysis, The Preservation of Tribal Languages, Morphology and Latin American/Caribbean Studies. 

    Dissertation research: To be determined
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    Gabriel Guadalupe

    Spanish: Identity and Bilingualism and Sociolinguistics

    Dissertation research: Exploring language maintenance in New York Dominican Spanish by analyzing sociolinguistic variation of /l/ and /r/.

    Currently ABD - accepted Assistant Professor of Spanish (tenure-track) position at Westfield State University in Massachusetts
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    Katja Higgins


    Dissertation research: to be determined

  • photo: Nyssa Knarvik

    Nyssa Knarvik


    Dissertation research: to be determined

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