Literary and visual culture history, Multicultural identity, Bi/multi-lingual education
Research Interests: Second language acquisition Second Language Acquistion for Heritage Speakers Second Language textbooks Second language vocabulary Spanish derivational morphology Second language Morphological awareness 15th-21st-Century Iberian and Latin American Literatures and Cultures Transatlantic Studies Visual and Media Culture (Film, TV, Music, Photography, Painting) Spanish linguistics Educational linguistics Sociolinguistics: Spanish in the United States Second language acquisition and writing development Spanish systemic functional grammar Development of academic writing in Spanish by bilingual speakers in the U.S Human Rights & Memory Iberian and Latin American Social Movements & Revolutions
Spanish in the United States, language ideologies, language and identity, TWI Bilingual Education model, Spanish as a heritage language
Identity, culture, language politics, globalization, international relations
Spanish, French, Literature, Linguistics
Media Studies, Linguistics, International Relations, Digital Migration Storytelling, Inclusive & Equity Pedagogy, Korean Studies, Children's Literature of Identity and Belonging.