Eva Nunez


Full Professor Spanish Linguistics

Office
FMH M-430
Hours
Fri: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Eva Núñez is Professor of Spanish linguistics at Portland State University (Oregon, USA), where she has been part of the Dept. of World Languages and Literatures since 2002. She received her Ph.D. from University of Salamanca (Spain). She has taught linguistics courses at various universities in Europe and the USA, including the University of California at Berkeley, Middlebury College (VT), the University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras), the University of Houston (TX), the National University of Ireland (Galway), and the University of Portsmouth (U.K.). Her main field of research focuses primarily on linguistics (phonetics, syntax and history of Spanish language) and on applied linguistics (language variation, text analysis and translation).

Her recent publications include Biculturalism and Spanish in Contact: Sociolinguistic Case Studies (Routledge 2018), Diachronic Applications of Hispanic Linguistics (Cambridge Scholars 2016), Fundaments of the History of the Spanish Language (Yale UP 2012), Fundaments of Spanish Phonetics and Phonology, (Lincom 2012 2nd ed.), and A Spanish Version of Troilus and Cressida: a Bilingual Edition (Edwin Mellen, 2008). She has also published numerous articles in peer reviewed international journals such as Hispanófila, Linguistica, Hispanic Research Journal, Romance Studies, Languages for Specific Purposes, IJLassso, and Revista de Estudios Hispánicos.

Published Authored Books:

Fundaments of the History of Spanish Language. Yale University Press, 2012.

Spanish Version of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2008.

Fundamentos de fonología y fonética española para hablantes de inglés. Munich: Lincom, 2005

Published Single Edited Books:

An Overview of the Sibilant Merger and its Development in Spanish. London: Routledge, 2021.

Biculturalism and Spanish in Contact: Sociolinguistic Case Studies. London: Routledge, 2018.

Diachronic Applications to Hispanic Linguistics. Newcastle, U.K: Cambridge Scholars, 2016.

Education
  • PhD in Hispanic Linguistics
    University of Salamanca, Spain