Graduate Students

Matt Anderson

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Awards: Assistantship with the Program for Instructional Excellence (2017), Nominated for the PIE outstanding TA award (2016 and 2017); Winthrop King Enhancement scholarship in 2016, 2017, and 2018.


DaniEl Bates

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)


Laura Bridges

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)


Amy Bustin

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Ph.D. thesis: Comprehension of Spanish-English pronoun-verb codeswitches: An interdisciplinary approach
Awards: FSU Graduate Student Research and Creativity Award (2018); UROP Materials Grant (2016-2017); Language Learning Dissertation Grant (2017); Outstanding Graduate Student in Spanish Award, FSU (2017); First place in Arts & Sciences: Florida Statewide Graduate Research Symposium (2016); Second Language Research Forum Conference Graduate Student Award (2015); Sigma Delta Pi Graduate Summer Research Grant, Sigma Delta Pi (2015); Summer Research Grant, Ada Belle Winthrop King Institute, FSU (2015); Outstanding Graduate Student in Spanish, FSU (2013); Dorothy Hoffman Award (Outstanding Graduate Student in Spanish), FSU (2011).


Nathaniel Cook

M.A. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)


Nerea Delgado

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)


Kristin Emerson

M.A. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)


Alan Febraio Parma

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Ph.D. thesis: The developmental trajectory of L2 Spanish clitic acquisition.


Elyssa “Ellie” Fenton

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Awards: Winthrop King scholarship (2014-present); Winthrop King conference travel grant Summer (2017)


Rachel Flemming

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Awards: Graduate Community Service Award (Spanish)(2016-2017)


Jamile Forcelini

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Ph.D. thesis: Reexamining the cognate facilitation effect and its implications for vocabulary acquisition.
Awards: Conference Travel Grant, Winthrop-King Institute, FSU (2013-2018); Conference Travel Grant, Council of Graduate Students, FSU (2015-2018); Arts & Sciences Graduate Summer Stipend, FSU (2017); Outstanding Graduate Student, FSU (2016); Conference Travel Grant, Owenby FSU (2015)


Perla Garcia Frutis

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Ph.D. thesis: The Oral Production and Comprehension of Double-Que Questions in Adult and Child Heritage Speakers of Spanish.
Awards: Language Learning Dissertation Research Grant (2018); "Graduate Summer Research and Study Abroad Travel Award" Ada Belle Winthrop-King Endowed Memorial Fund


Kristin Gibson

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Ph.D. thesis: Lexical connections among heritage speakers.


Ana Laura Gil

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Ph.D. thesis: The Effects of the First Language on the Second: Psycholinguistic investigations of bilingual lexical processing and first language attrition.


Stacey Hanson

M.A. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics) 
M.A. thesis: Perception of the interdental fricative in L2 Spanish.


Eric Herman

M.A. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
M.A. thesis: The relationship between text coverage and reading comprehension: Extensive reading of graded readers by L2 Spanish beginners.


Erika Magdalena Hernández Orozco

M.A. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)


Gabrielle Isgar

M.A. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Awards: Winthrop-King Enhancement Scholarship.


Tyler King

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)


Sherez Mohamed

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Ph.D. thesis: Realization of vowel sequences across words in Arabic-Spanish bilinguals in Puerto Rico.
Awards: Language Learning Dissertation Research Grant (2018); Winthrop King Research Travel Grant (2018); Arabic Certificate of Excellence (2018); Leslie N. Wilson-Delores Auzenne Assistantship for Minorities (2017-2018); Nominated for the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (2016-2017; 2017-2018); COGS Travel Grant (2016); Winthrop King Conference Travel Grant (2016)


Tiffany Robayna

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
Ph.D. thesis: The Intersection between CALL and SLA.


Emiliya Usmanova

Ph.D. (concentration in Hispanic Linguistics)
M.A. thesis: The effect of different alphabets in lexical processing: The case of russian
Awards: April 2016 – University wide Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, FSU (2016); Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Exceptional Community Service (Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, FSU) (2015-2016); National Slavic Honor Society, Member - Dobro Slovo (2016)


 

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