What is your specific area of research?
My research is in applied linguistics.

What is most exciting to you about joining Barnard's faculty?
I love the fact that Barnard is a small liberal arts college with an extraordinarily friendly environment on campus and that I am able to teach to smaller class sizes, which is a very important part of teaching a foreign language.

What courses will you be teaching?
I am teaching "Elementary Spanish" I and II

Outside of your academic life, any interests, hobbies, accomplishments of note?
I love hiking and travelling.

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