Dr. Brendan Regan
Assistant Professor of Spanish
- Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2017
- M.A., Temple University
- B.A., University of Richmond
Areas of Research
- Sociolinguistics (Language Variation and Change)
- Phonetics & Phonology
- Dialects/Languages in Contact
- Variational Pragmatics
- Discourse Analysis
Courses commonly taught
- Spanish Phonology
- Spanish Sociolinguistics
- Spanish Sociophonetics
- Language Ideologies
- Intensive Portuguese
- Intro. to Hispanic Linguistics
- Advanced Language Skills
- Spanish Life and Culture
Regan, B. (Accepted). Dialectology meets Sociophonetics: The social evaluation of ceceo and distinción in Lepe, Spain. In W. Chappell (Ed.), Recent Advances in the Study of Spanish Sociophonetic Perception. John Benjamins.
Regan, B. (2017). A linguistic analysis of Quechua borrowings in Matto de Turner's Aves sin nido: National ideology seen through linguistic incorporation. Hispanic Studies Review 2(2): 224-253.
Regan, B. (2017). A study of ceceo variation in Western Andalucía (Huelva). Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics 10(1): 19-60.
Regan, B. (2016). Prosody-pragmatics interface in the pragmaticalization of ¡Hombre! as a discourse marker. In Inquiries in Hispanic Linguistics: From theory to empirical evidence (IHLL 12), Cuza, Alejandro, Lori Czerwionka, and Daniel Olson (eds.), pp. 211-239. Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.