Graduate Students

Matt Anderson
Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Linguistics
Awards: Assistantship with the Program for Instructional Excellence (2017); Nominated for the PIE outstanding TA award (2016 and 2017); Winthrop King Enhancement scholarship in 2016, 2017, and 2018; Language Learning Dissertation grant (2021)
Dissertation: Processing of ambiguous relative clauses in Spanish-English codeswitching across two bilingual communities


Shanna Basterrechea
M.A. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Daniel Bates
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Laura Bridges
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Gavin Byrd
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Chary-Sy Copeland
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Susan Cox
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Nerea Delgado Fernández
Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Linguistics
Awards: Winthrop-King Teaching Enhancement Scholarship (2016-present); Sigma Delta Pi Graduate Research Grant (summer 2021); Outstanding Graduate Student Recognition (spring 2021); Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences (spring 2022)
Dissertation: The intonation of Spanish and Basque in Gipuzkoa and French and Basque in Labourd: an exploratory study


Rachel Erickson
M.A. candidate in Hispanic Linguistics


Elyssa “Ellie” Fenton
Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Linguistics
Awards: Winthrop-King scholarship (2014-present); Winthrop-King conference travel grant Summer (2017); Language Learning Dissertation grant (2020); Spanish Program Exceptional Service Award (2020); Spanish Program Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2021)
Dissertation: Prosody and the interpretation of ambiguous relative clauses in English and Spanish


Raquel Ferreira Duarte
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Rachel Flemming
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics
Awards: Spanish Program Graduate Community Service Award (2017)


Ana Laura Gil
Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Linguistics
Dissertation: The effects of the first language on the second: psycholinguistic investigations of bilingual lexical processing and first language attrition


Adriana Gordillo Barahona
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Brittany Gordon
M.A. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Eden Gordon
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Eric Herman
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Gabrielle Isgar
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics
Awards: Winthrop-King Enhancement scholarship; Winthrop-King Research and Study Summer Travel Grant (Summer 2019); Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics (2020-2021)


Virginia Machado
M.A. student in Hispanic Linguistics and Literature


Saul Moreno
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Pietro Pesce
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Yeimy Roberto
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Jay Seigler
M.A. candidate in Hispanic Linguistics
Thesis: The effect of age of gender transition on the use of mitigating phrases in the speech of transgender men


Rachel Wallace
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Yiyi Wang
Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Lauren Wilenski
M.A. student in Hispanic Linguistics


Connor Wirth
M.A. student in Hispanic Linguistics and Literature

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