Travis Evans-Sago is a Ph.D. student in the Hispanic Linguistics program. He received a B.A. in Spanish and Asian Studies (Mandarin Chinese) from Furman University, a M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics from Indiana University, a M.A. in Spanish (Literature) from Middlebury College, and a TESOL certificate from the University of South Carolina. Travis specializes in sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, pragmatics, and discourse analysis. His research interests include both native speaker and immigrant learner expression of tense, mood, and aspect in conversation and narrative discourse. He is currently examining the speech perception of socially indexed cues, such as those pertaining to sexual orientation, by first and second language speakers of Spanish.
Doctoral Student, Hispanic Linguistics