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Education

2010 PhD in Linguistics, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas (July 2010). Dissertation title: Acquisition of Verb Inflection in Q’anjob’al: A Longitudinal Study )Advisor: Professor Clifton Pye)

2005 M.A. in Linguistics University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas (May 2005). Thesis title: The Acquisition of Verbal Inflection in Q’anjob’al (Advisor: Professor Clifton Pye)

2001 B.A. in Linguistics, Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala (May 2001) Thesis Title: Procesos de Cambio y Difusión en Chuj y Q’anjob’al (Advisor: Professor Nora C. England)

1997 Associate degree in Applied Linguistics, Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala, Guatemala (November 1997)

Languages: Q’anjob’al Maya (native),  Spanish (fluent),  English (fluent), Kaqchikel Maya (intermediate)

Research Interest: Documentation of Mayan languages, acquisition of Mayan languages in contact, dialectal variation.