Modern Languages 550
Office Hours
Mondays and Fridays 12-1 pm
Think tank: Wednesdays 12-1 pm (BASC building)
Escalera Lopez, Helena
Graduate Associate

I am a second-year Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics with a minor in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT). I am interested in laboratory phonology, speech perception and processing, phonological acquisition, and bilingualism. I received my BA in English Studies from the University of Valladolid, Spain, in 2018 and my MA in Hispanic Linguistics from the University of Arizona in 2022. 

Currently Teaching

SPAN 343 – Spanish Phonetics for the Heritage Speaker

Introduces learners to Spanish phonology and phonetics. Students learn about the differences between spoken and written language as the basis to advance their Spanish proficiency. It also focuses on exposing students to the different varieties of the Spanish-speaking world.