Gabriela Alfaraz

alfarazg@msu.edu
(517) 884-6343

B-350 Wells Hall

FacultyRomance and Classical Studies

Associate Professor
Spanish

Biography

Gabriela G. Alfaraz is Associate Professor in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies. Her primary research interests are in the areas of language variation and change, dialect contact, and language attitudes. She has published articles on variation and change in Caribbean Spanish, dialect contact, codeswitching, and perceptual dialectology.

Degree: Ph.D. Linguistics, Michigan State University

Research Interest: Language variation and change, language  contact, bilingualism, langauge attitudes, Caribbean Spanish,  Spanish in the US