• Ashley LaBoda

    Ashley LaBoda

    PhD (2015) - Spanish

    Ashley earned her Ph.D. in Spanish linguistics in 2015. Her scholarship focuses on bilingualism and language contact among Afro-Costa Ricans in Limón, Costa Rica. Ashley's most recent work analyzes Spanish borrowings and code-switches in naturalistic Limonese Creole speech, and also considers speaker attitudes toward language use. Other research interests include language acquisition, language documentation, dialects of Afro-Central America, and language variation and change. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.

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