Adriana Guillén

Adriana in red among foliage
Graduate Student

Office Location

Phelps 4316


Hispanic Linguistics, Emphasis in Applied Linguistics


Adriana Guillén is pursuing her Ph.D. in Iberian Linguistics.  She received an M.A. in Spanish from San Diego State University in 2016 and a B.A. in Italian Studies from UC Santa Cruz in 2012.  She interned with the U.S. Department of State in the Dominican Republic and Vatican City, and has studied in Argentina, Peru, and Italy. Her research interests include social dialectology and linguistic anthropology, with a focus on the relationship between language and identity. Her sub-research interests lie in applied linguistics, especially second language acquisition research and issues in bilingualism. She is a passionate language teacher, and pursues a career as a professor of Hispanic Linguistics, as well as Spanish and Italian language. 


Applied linguistics, social dialectology, linguistic anthropology