Wednesday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Andie Faber is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Second Language Acquisition with a Certificate in Cognitive Science. Her current research focuses on agreement in native and non-native Spanish speakers incorporating theories of feature reassembly and Multiple Grammars in Second Language Acquisition. She spent a year at the Universidad de Oviedo in Oviedo, Spain teaching English and conducting research on the mass noun agreement feature in Asturian, a minority Romance language found in the region. She has also studied in Salamanca, Spain and worked with a Mayan community in Santa María de Jesús, Guatemala. In 2015 she spent three weeks conducting research on second language learners of Spanish in Rio de Janeiro and Juiz de Fora, Brazil. Before starting at Princeton in the fall of 2016, she taught Spanish language classes and Introduction to Language Acquisition at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Spanish classes at Westfield State University and English classes in Oviedo, Spain and Honolulu, Hawai’i.