Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Photo of Imbaquingo-Ramon, Jefferson Israel

Jefferson Israel Imbaquingo-Ramon

PhD Student

Teaching Assistant & Research Assistant

Hispanic and Italian Studies

Pronouns: Él/He/Him



601 S. Morgan St.

Hours Block

Hours Block - Spring 2023
Monday 08:00am – 08:50am
Wednesday 08:00am – 08:50am
Friday 08:00am – 08:50am


His main current research interests on the linguistic conjecture marking in Ecuadorian Andean Spanish monolinguals and Kichwa-Spanish bilinguals in Ecuador, as well as conjecture in the US context with Spanish L2 and Spanish heritage speakers. He is also currently working on the resolution of anaphoric structures by Spanish heritage speakers in the US and the role of prosody. He has taught L2 Spanish and Heritage Spanish courses. His general research interests are bilingual grammars, heritage speakers, language contact, Spanish in contact with indigenous languages, L1 dialects phonological inventories and L2 acquisition.

Selected Publications

Colon-Rodrigues, Keyra and Jeff Imbaquingo (Eds.) (2022) International Christian University Working Papers in Linguistics 20: Health Questionnaire Digital Archive. Tokyo, Japan: International Christian University.

Cortés, M., Imbaquingo J., Zambrano, I. (2021). El Kichwa en productos alimenticios: ¿Sumak Kawsay o mercantilización. Paisajes lingüísticos de las dos orillas. Miradas trasatlánticas. Coorporación Sociocultural La Metáfora


BA, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
MA, University of Illinois at Chicago

Research Currently in Progress

Evidentiality, conjecture and grammatical expression in Andean Ecuadorian Spanish