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Spanish and Portuguese, Deparment of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Luiz Amaral

Associate Professor of Hispanic Linguistics

Contact Information

Location: Herter Hall , Room 404
Phone: (413) 545-4790
Email: amaral AT
Personal Web Site:
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B.A. Letras, State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
M.A. Linguistics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
Ph.D. Hispanic Linguistics, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

Bilingual and Second Language Acquisition
Applied Linguistics
Native Brazilian Languages