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Ileana Perez

Ileana Perez

Ileana Perez

Graduate Teaching Associate


154 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Rd S
Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Translanguaging
  • Language and Racialization
  • Spanish as a Heritage Language


  • Ph.D., Hispanic Linguistics, The Ohio State University (in progress)
  • M.A., Hispanic Linguistics, The Ohio State University, 2022
  • B.A., Spanish, California State University - Fullerton, 2020

Ileana is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics at The Ohio State University. She is interested in sociolinguistics, phonetics and phonology and raciolinguistics. Some of her current work include the rhotic production of Heritage speakers, Bad Bunny's translanguaging practices in his discography and the language use, attitudes and linguistic identities of Latines in Columbus, Ohio. Furthermore, she has previously worked at COSI, creating language activities in Spanish that make linguistics, as a field, more approachable for the public. 


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