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Rena Torres Cacoullos

Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese

249 Burrowes
University Park , PA 16802
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Office Phone: (814) 865-1153

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Education:

  1. PhD, 1999, Hispanic Linguistics, University of New Mexico

Research Interests:

Language variation and change, Grammaticalization, Language contact

Biography:

Rena Torres Cacoullos is Professor of Spanish and Linguistics. Her work is from a variationist usage-based perspective, based on the quantitative analysis of natural language production data, spoken and written, in varieties of Spanish, English, and Greek. She serves as editor of Language Variation and Change. Her work on bilingual code-switching is currently being funded by the National Science Foundation. For more information please visit: http://nmcode-switching.la.psu.edu/

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