Iraida Galarza, originally form Puerto Rico, is a Ph.D. candidate in the Hispanic Linguistics program. She received her B.A. in Foreign Languages, and a M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. Her areas of interest include Second Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, Phonetic and Phonology, and Caribbean Spanish. Her dissertation topic focuses on the acquisition of mood and modal expression by second-language learners of Spanish.
Doctoral Student, Hispanic Linguistics