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ROML students Caitlin Samples & Eliot Westdorp awarded Willson Center Graduate Research Awards

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Caitlin Samples (PhD student, Hispanic Linguistics) was awarded a grant for her project “The Acquisition of the Uses and Meanings of Possessive Structures in Second and Heritage Languages”. The award will fund dissertation research in Querétaro, Mexico on L1 Spanish-L2 English speakers’ use of possessive structures at the interfaces.

Eliot Westdorp (PhD student, Hispanic Linguistics) was awarded a grant for his project "A Loss of Full Seseo: An Apparent Time Study of Galician Fricatives". The funds will go towards returning to Galicia, Spain to continue collecting data for my research on the possible change over time happening in Galician with the loss of seseo and the increased use of distinción.


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PhD Student (ABD), Hispanic Linguistics, Lecturer, Stanford University
PhD Student, Hispanic Linguistics, Teaching Assistant of Spanish

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