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
- Phonetics & Phonology
- Dialects/Languages in Contact
- Language Ideologies & Attitudes
- Variational Pragmatics
Courses commonly taught
- Spanish Phonetics & Phonology
- Spanish Quantitative Sociolinguistics
- Language Ideologies
- Spanish Sociophonetics
- Intensive Portuguese II for Spanish Speakers
- Spanish in the United States
- Intro. to Hispanic Linguistics
- Advanced Language Skills
- Spanish Life and Culture
Regan, B. (Accepted). ¡El [ʃ]oquero!: /tʃ/ variation in Huelva capital and surrounding towns. Estudios de Fonética Experimental.
Regan, B. (Forthcoming). Intra-regional differences in the social perception of allophonic variation: The evaluation of [tʃ] and [ʃ] in Huelva and Lepe (Western Andalucía). Journal of Linguistic Geography.
Regan, B. (Forthcoming). The split of a fricative merger due to dialect contact and societal changes: A sociophonetic study on Andalusian Spanish read-speech. Language Variation and Change.
Regan, B. (2019). Dialectology meets Sociophonetics: The social evaluation of ceceo and distinción in Lepe, Spain. In Whitney Chappell (Ed.), Recent Advances in the Study of Spanish Sociophonetic Perception [IHLL 21], pp. 85-121. 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.
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