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Rena Torres Cacoullos

Rena Torres Cacoullos
Liberal Arts Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

249 Burrowes

Phone: (814) 865-1153

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PhD, Hispanic Linguistics, University of New Mexico

Research Interests:

Language variation and change, Grammaticalization, Language contact


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 funded by the National Science Foundation.


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