About Me

I am a PhD candidate in Linguistics at the University of California, San Diego . My dissertation investigates phonological interaction in Spanish-English bilinguals' acquisition of positional segments and syllable structures, with the goal of understanding how knowledge of one linguistic system may affect the learning of another. My dissertation co-chairs are Dr. Jessica A. Barlow (SDSU), and Dr. Sharon Rose (UCSD).

My main research interests include phonology, language acquisition, and bilingualism, and the intersection of these topics in particular. I have also done work in experimental syntax on resumptive pronouns in English relative clauses.