Spanish: Language variation both in monolingual contexts and in contact settings; language change in contemporary Spanish and in its diachronic evolution; and the social dimension of linguistic structures, principally those of a syntactic nature.
Poetry through the Ages, Spanish and Latin American Literary and Cultural Criticism, Relationship among the Arts, The Creative Process.
Spanish: Second language acquisition, individual differences, explicit and implicit instruction, third language acquisition
Medieval and Early Modern Spain, Colonial Spanish-American literature and historiography, cultural studies, comparative literature, literary theory, popular culture
Language ideologies, Spanish in the US, census language questions, the sociopolitics of language in education, critical approaches to the teaching of Spanish as a heritage or an additional language, language policy, linguistic landscape
Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.
Spanish: E-learning, Distance Education, Applied Linguistics, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, Globalization, Learning Analytics
Instructed Second Language Learning; Learner Individual Differences; Task-based Language Teaching; Critical Language Pedagogy; Heritage Language Education; Bilingual Education.
Spanish: Language teaching and methodology, Latin American Colonial Literature, Critical approaches to literary analysis.
Spanish: Latino, Chicano studies, Latin American cultural studies, Mexican studies, 20th and 21st centuries Iberian studies, Comparative Literature, Transatlantic studies, Women and Gender studies, LGBTQ studies, Comparative Border studies, Global Immigration studies, and Exile studies