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Angela Betancourt-Ciprian, PhD

Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program

Hispanic and Italian Studies

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Contact

Building & Room:

1628 UH

Address:

601 S. Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-1248

About

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

Education

PhD, Hispanic Linguistics - University of Illinois Chicago (2022)
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