Dalia Magaña

 
Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics
Types 
Education 
  • Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics with a Designated Emphasis in Second Language Acquisition, 2013 – University of California, Davis
  • M.A. in Spanish Linguistics, 2009 –  University of California, Davis.
  • B.A.,in Linguistics (High Honors) and Spanish (Highest Honors), 2007 – University of California, Davis
Research Interest 

Professor Magaña's research sits at the intersection of sociolinguistics, the analysis of the Spanish language and the modalities of learning a second language. Her topics of expertise include:

  • Sociolinguistics (Spanish Varieties in the U.S., Code-switching, Language Attitudes and Ideologies)
  • Medical Discourse (Spanish in Healthcare, Intercultural Communication)
  • Discourse Analysis (Systemic Functional Linguistics, Appraisal Theory)
  • Heritage and Second Language Acquisition (Academic Writing Development)
  • Technology as a Teaching Tool