Jonathan is a graduate student in Hispanic Linguistics. His research interests include language variation and change and phonetic accommodation. Jonathan is also interested in sociolinguistics, the variationist method, language contact, bilingualism, code-switching, and morphosyntactic change. He focuses much of his research on Spanish and English. At Penn State, he has been a TA for the Spanish Basic Language Program and Span 215. Jonathan has worked as a Research Assistant to Dr. Rena Torres Cacoullos and is Editorial Assistant to Language Variation and Change.
Before studying linguistics, Jonathan worked in corporate finance. When not studying linguistics, he enjoys hiking, visiting Colorado, and traveling.