Osmer is a doctoral student in Hispanic Linguistics. He holds a B.A. in English from the University of Belize and an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. His primary research interests include Spanish bidialectalism, contact Spanish phenomena, and phonetic/grammatical convergence in Northern Belizean Spanish.
Meagan is an MA candidate in Hispanic Linguistics. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Ohio University. Before coming to UF, she spent two years teaching in Cuenca, Ecuador and in her hometown of Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Her research interests include Historical Linguistics, Lexicology, Language Contact, Lexicography, and Latin.
Dámaris is a PhD student in Hispanic Linguistics. She holds a B.A. in English Philology from the University of Alicante (Spain) and an M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her primary research interests are second and third language phonology as well as the psycholinguistic aspects of bilingual and multilingual acquisition. email@example.com.
Diego Pascual is a PhD student in Hispanic Linguistics. Diego received his Bachelor’s degree in English Philology from the University of Granada (Spain) and his Masters degree in Spanish from Northern Illinois University . Among his interests in the field are languages in contact, bilingualism, and the relation between language, identity, and ideology.
Heather is a PhD candidate (ABD) in Hispanic Linguistics. She holds an MA in Latin American Studies from Florida International University (Miami), where she also obtained the certificate in Brazilian Studies. She did her undergraduate work in Spanish at Old Dominion University (Virginia). Her research areas include pragmatics (especially on the speech act behavior of Uruguayans), Spanish and Portuguese phonetics, and dialectology.