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About Eva Núñez-Méndez

Eva Núñez is Professor of Spanish linguistics at Portland State University (Oregon, USA), where she has been part of the Dept. of World Languages & Literatures since 2002.
She received her Ph.D. from the University of Salamanca (Spain). She has taught linguistics courses at various universities in the USA and Europe, including the University of California at Berkeley, Middlebury College (Vermont), the University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras), the University of Houston (Texas), the National University of Ireland (Galway) and the University of Portsmouth (England).

Her main field of research focuses primarily on linguistics (phonetics, syntax and history of Spanish language) and on applied linguistics (language variation, text analysis and translation).
Her recent published books include Sociolinguistic approaches to sibilant variation in Spanish (Routledge 2021); Biculturalism and Spanish in contact: sociolinguistic case studies (Routledge 2018), Diachronic applications of Hispanic linguistics (Cambridge Scholars 2016) and Fundaments of the history of the Spanish language (Yale University Press 2012).


Present Professor, Portland State University World Languages and Literatures

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Books, Single Authored (3)

Books, Single Edited (3)

Book Chapters (6)

Encyclopedia Entries (3)

Journal Special Issue (1)

Articles (22)