Research in Progress


Chapter. Forthcoming.  "Spanish-Portuguese Contact in South America". Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics.

Chapter. Forthcoming. How context of acquisition of previous languages influences third language pedagogy: Does one model fit all? Multilingualism and Third Language Acquisition. Language Science Press. Edited by Jorge Pinto and Nélia Alexandre. 
Chapter: Forthcoming. Differential Object Marking in bilingual Spanish. Handbook of Variationist Approaches to Spanish. Edited by Manuel Díaz-Campos.
Article: In preparation.The main focus of this study is to examine instances of stylistic variation and code-switching within the framework of interactional sociolinguistics. Co-authored by Dr. Katie Christoffersen O'Donnell (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley).