Faculty in Hispanic Linguistics

Name
Title
Email Address
Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro
Assistant Professor
Adult acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese phonetics/phonology and syntax; heritage speaker phonology/phonetics; phonological theory
cabrelli@uic.edu
Claudia Fernández Clinical Assistant Professor of Spanish

Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program
Acquisition of grammar, materials & curriculum design, task-based language teaching, intercultural competence, computer-assisted language learning

 cferna5@uic.edu
Luis López
Professor

Syntactic theory, including syntactic interfaces with other linguistic modules; Romance linguistics; theory-driven empirical research in code-switching

luislope@uic.edu
David Miller
Assistant Professor 

Language processing; second language acquisition; bi- and multilingualism; semantics- pragmatics interface; the role of logic, including inferencing, on language structure and use.

millerdt@uic.edu 
Kara Morgan-Short

Associate Professor
Interim Associate Director, School of Literatures, Cultural Studies, and Linguistics
Second language acquisition, focusing on neurocognitive processes, explicit and implicit training conditions, and individual differences in cognition

karams@uic.edu
Kim Potowski
Professor
Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program 
Heritage language development; Spanish in the U.S.; language & identity; dual immersion education

kimpotow@uic.edu
Inma Taboada
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Director for Spanish, French and German Teacher Education; Advisor for Masters in the Teaching of Spanish

Syntax; teaching of Spanish

taboada@uic.edu

Affiliated and Emeritus Faculty


Rafael Núñez-Cedeño
Professor Emeritus

Spanish phonology, morphology, dialectology, and the development of Spanish phonology

rnunez@uic.edu
Richard Cameron

Professor 
Variationist sociolinguistics; discourse analysis/pragmatics; TESOL; gender and language


rcameron@uic.edu
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