Welcome Assistant Professor Dr. Itxaso Rodríguez-Ordóñez

itxasoWe are happy to announce that Dr. Itxaso Rodríguez-Ordóñez will be joining the Linguistics department in Fall 2020. Dr. Rodríguez-Ordóñez received her Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2016. Her research focuses the mechanisms that emerge in contact situations that lead to typologically common and uncommon linguistic patterns. Most of her work pertains to the Basque-Spanish contact situation in Spain. More recently, she has also focused on contact effects in the Linguistic Landscapes of Spanish and English in Chicago. In Fall 2020, she will teach LING 329 Language Acquisition and LING 424 Laboratory Phonetics.