Andrew Lynch

Associate Professor of Spanish 

 

Degrees

  • -Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1999
  • -M.A., University of Minnesota, 1995
  • -B.A., University of North Carolina, 1993 

Research Specializations 

  • -Sociolinguistics / Language in society
  • -Bilingualism / Language contact
  • -Heritage language acquisition and pedagogy
  • -Sociolinguistic, cultural and ideological aspects of Spanish in the United States 

Selected Publications 

  • -El español en contacto con otras lenguas (with Carol A. Klee). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2009.
  • -Various entries in Enciclopedia del español en los Estados Unidos. Ed. Humberto López Morales. Madrid: Instituto Cervantes, 2009.
  • -“Spain’s Minoritized Languages in Brief Sociolinguistic Perspective.” Romance Notes 52 (in press).
  • -“Theorizing Spanish as a Heritage Language: Some Key Concepts.” Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: State of the Science. Eds. Sara Beaudrie and Marta Fairclough. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press (in press).
  • -“A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Final /s/ in Miami Cuban Spanish”. Language Sciences 31 (2009): 767-790. >Number 7 among Top 10 Most Downloaded Articles for Language Sciences in 2010
  • -“Expression of Cultural Standing in Miami: Cuban Spanish Discourse about Fidel Castro and Cuba.” Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana 14 (2009): 21-48.
  • -“The Linguistic Similarities of Spanish Heritage and Second Language Learners”. Foreign Language Annals 41 (2008): 252-281.
  • -“Estudio comparativo de actitudes hacia el español en los Estados Unidos: educación, política y entorno social” (with Carol A. Klee). Lingüística Española Actual 27 (2005): 273-300.
  • -“The Relationship between Second and Heritage Language Acquisition: Notes on Research and Theory Building.” Heritage Language Journal 1 (2003): Web.

Courses Taught  

  • -Seminar in Bilingualism (graduate level)
  • -Ideologies of Language (graduate level)
  • -Spanish in the United States (undergraduate level)
  • -Spanigh Language Variation: Pragmatics and Discourse (undergraduate level)
  • -Spanish-English Translation (undergraduate level)

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