Spanish as Heritage Language at CSUN
My research examines the use of Spanish in Latinx communities in the U.S. I investigate situations of contact between Spanish and English in the U.S., and I study how Spanish is developed, used, and maintained by heritage speakers of Spanish in the U.S.
I have conducted research on language variation of linguistic registers in speakers of Spanish as a heritage and as a second language. I have also explored the characteristics of heritage learners of Spanish...
Spanish Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Latin American Studies, Hispanic Linguistics, Bilingualism