I am an Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics at Mississippi State University. I hold a PhD from The Ohio State University (Hispanic Linguistics, 2022) and an MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Linguistics, 2013); my undergraduate degree is from Millikin University (BS, 2010). My hometown is Decatur, Illinois.

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Photo courtesy of the Office of International Affairs at The Ohio State University, October 2019