PHD ALUMNI IN LINGUISTICS

Name
Dissertation Year/Title
Current Position
Maryann Parada 2016 / Lexical Availability in Diaspora Spanish: A Cross-generational Analysis of Chilean-Swedes Assistant Professor; Head of Spanish for Heritage Speakers program
California State University Bakersfield
Zoe McMannon 2016 / Grammatical Gender in Child Bilinguals: Language Acquisition across Sociolinguistic & Pedagogical Spheres Elementary Bilingual Education Teacher
Bernard Issa
2015 / Morphosyntactic Development In A Second Language: An Eye-Tracking Study On The Role Of Attention
Assistant Professor 
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Jeanne Heil
2015 / Infinitivals At The End State: Evidence For The L2 Acquisition Of English Non-Finite Complementation
Assistant Professor 
Eastern Mennonite University
Junice Acosta

2014 / Phonological Variation In Cibaeno Spanish: Social Networks As Potential Predictors Of Semi-Vocalization

Assistant Professor
Southern Utah University 
Shane Ebert 

2014 / The Morphosyntax Of Wh-Questions: Evidence From Spanish-English Code-Switching

Visiting Lecturer
Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago
Mandy Faretta-Stutenberg

2014 / Individual Differences In Context: A Neurolinguistic Examination Of Working Memory And L2 Development

Assistant Professor; Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program
Northern Illinois University
Bryan Koronkiewicz

2014 / Pronoun Categorization: Evidence From Spanish/English Code-Switching

Assistant Professor
University of Alabama
Laura Bartlett-Hsu

2013 / Adjectives That Aren't: An ERP-Theoretical Analysis Of Adjectives In Spanish

Current position unknown
Bradley Hoot

2012 / Presentational Focus In Heritage And Monolingual Spanish

Assistant Professor
DePaul University 
Jill Jegerski

2010 / Ultimate Attainment In Second Language Acquisition: Near-Native Sentence Processing In Spanish

Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Julia Oliver Rajan

2008 / Vowel Raising In Puertorican Spanish

Spanish Lecturer
University of Iowa
Clara Burgo

2008 / Tense And Aspect Grammaticalization In Bilbao Spanish

Assistant Professor
Loyola University 
Gregory Keating

2005 / Processing Gender Agreement Across Phrases In Spanish Eye Movements During Sentence Comprehension

Associate Professor 
San Diego State University 
Claudia Fernández

2005 / The Role Of Explicit Information In Instructed Sla: Evidence From A Pi Study

Associate Professor
Knox College
Elisa Baena

2004 / Estudio Pragmático De La Ironía Verbal En Español

Senior Lecturer
Northwestern University
Dinorah Scott

2003 / Mood Variation In Spanish: A Neo-Gricean Pragmatic Explanation

Assistant Professor
Whitworth University
Eduardo Urios

2002 / Pragmatics Of Metaphor In Context

Associate Professor; Coordinator of Spanish Program
University of Connecticut

PHD ALUMNI IN LITERATURE

Name
Dissertation Title
Current Position
Ruben Pérez
2015 / Sexuality And Desire In Spanish, Mexican And Argentinean Working-Class Narratives
Assistant Professor
Dominican University
A. Maximiliano Sánchez
2015 / Dysfunctional Machines: The Presence Of The Avant-Garde In Flour Latin American Writers

Instructor; Coordinator of the Modern Languages Program 
University of Illinois at Springfield
Xabier Granja 

2015 / Fracasos Cortesanos: Exceso Masculino Y Rearticulacion De La Hegemonia Cultural En Maria De Zayas

Lecturer
University of Alabama
Susana Domingo

2015 / Realismos Postmodernos; Mirada Virtual, Consume Y Familia En Cine De España Y Chile

Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Boston
Lillian Gorman 

2015 / Ethnolinguistic Contact Zones: Identity And Language Among Mexican-Nuevomexicano Families In New Mexico

Assistant Professor
University of Arizona
Melissa Huerta

2014 / We Need The Whole Latina Package: Teatro Luna And The Meaning Of Latina

Assistant Professor
Denison University 
Martin Ponti 

2014 / Daytime Divas: Unmasking Queerness On Argentinean Television And Film

Assistant Professor
Washington College
Diana González

2014 / Mujeres Al Borde De Un Ataque De Nervios: La Histeria En La Literatura Caribeña Y Latino-Caribeña

Lecturer
University of Illinois at Chicago
Andrea Castelluccio

2014 / Cuerpos De Mujer, Sujetos Femeninos Y El Escenario Nacional En El Cine Argentino: 1930-1960

General Service Administration; Escuela Argentina de Washington DC; Free-lance Translator
Luz Bibiana Fuentes

2013 / Deviant Narratives: Anomalous Subjective Positions In Post-Boom Latin American Literature

Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Jelena Sánchez

2012 / La Tramoyera: A New Role For Women In The Golden Age Comedia De Capa Y Espada

Adjunct Assistant Professor
North Central College
Inés Sahagún-Bahena 2011 / Space And The City In Mexican Women's Novels; 1980-1990's
Business Services Specialist at Environmental Health and Safety Office
University of Illinois at Chicago
Stephen Buttes

2010 / Poverty And Nationalism In The Americas

Assistant Professor
Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne
Eugenio DiStefano 
2010 / From Aesthetics to Politics: The Case Of The Southern Cone
Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Javier García

2010 / Entre Humanismo Y Barbarie: P;Osibilidades Criticas De La Narrativa Espanola Ante El Discurso Hereditario

Current position unknown
Clara Herrera

2010 / Caminos De La Perfeccion Y Construccion De La Santidad En La Nueva Granada: Lectura De Tres Casos

 Independent Scholar
Montserrat Pérez-Toribio 2008 / Profession, Vocation Or Duty?: Economic Discourses Of Woman's Work In Golden Age Spanish Literature Associate Professor
Wheaton College Norton
Jennifer Rudolph 2008 / Roncamos Porque Podemos: Racialization, Redemption, And Mascu-Latinidad Assistant Professor
Connecticut College
Juan Trouillhet 2007 / Shakespeare Valle-Inclán Y La Renovacion Teatral Española Instructor
Centro Complutense para la enseñanza del español 
Maria Trouillhet 2006 / Tu Y Yo En Femenino: Amor Y Amistad Entre Mujeres En La Narrativa Contemporánea Instructor
University Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona  
Carlos Pueyo 2006 / Lenguaje Insuficiente, Colores Suficientes: El Azul En Becquer Y Novalis Associate Professor
Valparaiso University
David Rodríguez

2004 / Postmodernist C(Ha)Osmos: Reading Historiographic Metafiction In Juan Goytisolo And Abel Posse Lecturer
University of Illinois at Chicago
Juan Gamiño

2004 / Hernán Cortés Y Tlatelolco, Auto-Construcción De Una Imagen Individual Y Reconstrucción De Una Imagen Colectiva

 Current position unknown
David Gilliam

2002 / Mapping Afro-Hispanic Discourse In Three Novelists: Colombia, Perú And Puerto Rico

Associate Professor
DePaul University
Bernardo Navia

2001 / Ni Paraiso Terrenal Ni Antipodas: La Visión Del Nuevo Mundo De Alvar Núñez, Cabeza De Vaca

Visiting Lecturer 
University of Illinois at Chicago