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Christina Mirisis

Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages & Literatures

B.A., The College of New Jersey
M.A., University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Ph.D., University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Program: Spanish

Christina Mirisis is a visiting assistant professor of Spanish and has been at St. Norbert College since 2017. She teaches Spanish language and culture courses, and specializes in Hispanic linguistics.

Within the field of Hispanic linguistics, Professor Mirisis specializes in second language acquisition and phonology. Her current research focuses on the acquisition of Spanish and Italian phonology by university-level second language learners. Additional research interests include history of the Spanish language and Spanish sociolinguistics. Professor Mirisis has presented papers at national and international conferences, including the American Association for Applied Linguistics, the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, the International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics, the Linguistic Association of the Southwest and the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, among others.

Most recently, she has a forthcoming article on second language acquisition of Spanish stress that will be published by Hispanic Studies Review and currently has under review a co-authored article on sociolinguistic variation of voiceless stops /p t k/ in Chilean Spanish.

Courses
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish 1
SPAN 300 Making Connections: Conversation, Composition and Culture
SPAN 389 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics

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