Anna Lurito is a Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics. She received her B.A. in Spanish from North Carolina State University and then began teaching Spanish at a local high school where she continued to work as she later went on to earn her M.A. in Spanish Linguistics, also from North Carolina State. Her primary areas of focus have been in phonetics and phonology, specifically studying the degree of lenition of intervocalic /d/ across various regional dialects, though she also has interest in sociolinguistics, historical linguistics and language acquisition studies. She studied Italian and Portuguese in addition to Spanish and loves to add new languages to the mix whenever possible. In her free time, she enjoys to read, swim, cook, and spend time with friends and family.
Doctoral Student, Hispanic Linguistics