Alberto Bruzos Moro

University Lecturer
Director of Spanish Language Program
Program Director - Princeton in Spain
Office Phone
334 East Pyne
Office Hours
Monday: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

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Alberto Bruzos (Ph.D. Linguistics, Universidad de León, Spain) has been working at Princeton University since 2005. Since 2011 he holds a position as director of the Spanish Language Program and co-director of the study abroad program Princeton in Spain.

As director of the Spanish Language Program at Princeton, he has overseen the redesign of the whole Spanish language curriculum. His view of foreign language education is informed by a wide range of theories and approaches, which includes sociocultural theory, discourse analysis and critical pedagogy.

He has published on linguistic relativism, semantic motivation, the pragmatics of irony, the commercialization and institutionalization of language education, language policy and the use of service learning and the linguistic landscape in L2 teaching. Currently, his research interest lies in language ideologies, Marxist linguistic thought and the relationship between language and political economy.

Selected Publications