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Angela Betancourt-Ciprian, MA

Visiting Lecturer and Senior Coordinator of the Spanish Heritage Language Program

PhD student

Hispanic and Italian Studies

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Building & Room:

1628 UH


601 S. Morgan St.

Office Hours - Fall 2019 (other days by appointment)
Monday 12:00pm – 01:00pm
02:00pm – 03:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm – 01:00pm
02:00pm – 03:00pm
Friday 12:00pm – 01:00pm
02:00pm – 03:00pm


Concentration: Hispanic Linguistics

Research Interests: Spanish phonology; dialectology; Spanish syntax

Service to Community

  • 2019 Phi Beta Kappa Applicant Evaluator
  • 2019 Member of Organizing Committee for Illinois Dual Language Summit
  • 2018 Member of Organizing Committee for UIC Bilingualism Forum
  • 2017-2018 Head Organizer of Talks in Linguistics (TiL) at UIC
  • 2016-2017 Social Chair for Talks in Linguistics (TiL) at UIC

Notable Honors

2019, Academic Conference Travel Grant, UIC

2014, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, UIC


MA, Hispanic Linguistics - University of Illinois at Chicago (2017)
BA, Spanish Linguistics- University of Illinois at Chicago (2014)

Selected Presentations

2019 Betancourt-Ciprian. A., Marshall, M “Addressing Intra-Latino Racism: A Curricular Unit for Heritage Speaker Courses,” 6th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language, McAllen, Texas, February 2019.

Research Currently in Progress

Beyond Miami: Conceptualizing the Chicago Cuban Identity