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Teaching and research supervision

I teach or have taught on the following modules at Birmingham:

  • Speaking Unity: Language and diversity in the Hispanic world (Spanish; Yr1)
  • Spanish Core I and II: Hispanic Cultures in Global Contexts (Spanish; Yr1) - module convenor
  • The Science of Language (cross-cutting; Yr1) - module convenor
  • Structures and varieties of modern Hispanic languages (cross-cutting Hispanic languages; Yr2) - module convenor
  • Reconfiguring global languages (cross-cutting; Yr 2)
  • Uniformity and diversity in the Iberian-Romance speaking world (cross-cutting Hispanic languages; Yr4) - module convenor

I am always happy to discuss dissertation topics with prospective (graduate and undergraduate) supervisees, especially in the following areas:

  • Theoretical, descriptive, comparative and/or general linguistics, especially (morpho-)syntax;
  • Linguistic diversity and variation;
  • Hispanic and Romance languages and dialectology; understudied/endangered languages;
  • Historical and synchronic linguistics;
  • Spanish; Portuguese; Galician; Catalan; Astur-Leonese; Judaeo-Romance; Mirandese; Mozarabic/Andalusi Romance; Navarro-Aragonese; French; Occitan; Italian; Romanian; Latin; the Romance family and its branches (Ibero-Romance, Gallo-Romance, Italo-Romance, Daco-Romance).

I previously taught or supervised the following modules at Cambridge:

I have also taught Modern Spanish Linguistics (Paper V) for various colleges at Oxford, and Hispanic Linguistics (as part of the Introduction to Hispanic Studies 'Model Module') at QMUL.

I previously worked as a teacher of modern foreign languages (French, English and Spanish) in the secondary and further education systems of Spain and the UK.