Modern Languages 530
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Fernández, Julieta
Associate Professor

Julieta Fernández (Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Penn State University) is Associate Professor in the Spanish & Portuguese Department. She is also a faculty member in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT), and a member of the Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL) cluster at the University of Arizona. Her research seeks to advance our understanding of second language teaching and learning in the at-home and study abroad (SA) contexts, with a special focus on pragmatics (the study of language use in social interaction). Her publications have appeared in such journals as Journal of Pragmatics, Modern Language Journal, Applied Pragmatics, Spanish Language Teaching, and Foreign Language Annals. Most of her publications can be found here

Currently Teaching

SPAN 330 – Intermediate Conversation

SPAN 459 – Hispanic Linguistics

Topics include linguistic perspectives on Mexican-American Spanish and bilingualism, phonology, semantics, dialectology/sociolinguistics. Taught in Spanish.