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Tiffany Rodriguez Cruz
47 Burrowes, Cubicle 8
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 865-0035

Education:

  1. BA, Socio-cultural Anthropology from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
  2. BA, Hispanic Linguistics with a minor in Chinese (Mandarin) from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Research Interests:

Sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, multilingualism, language acquisition, language contact, phonetics and morphosyntax

Biography:

Tiffany earned her BA in Socio-cultural Anthropology, Hispanic Linguistics and her minor in Chinese (Mandarin) from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. Her research interests are broad, but she mainly focuses on language contact and variation, especially Spanish-English contact in Puerto Rico and phonetic variation of /s/ in Puerto Rican and Dominican Spanish. Besides linguistics, Tiffany likes to sing, dance, and play video games.