sherez mohamed
Sherez
Mohamed
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Spanish

Education

  • Ph.D., Hispanic Linguistics, Florida State University (2020)
    • Dissertation: Language Contact in Puerto Rico: Realizations of vowel sequences in Arabic-Spanish bilinguals
  • M.A., Hispanic Linguistics, Florida State University (2016)
  • B.A., Spanish-Sociology, SUNY Albany (2013)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Sociolinguistics 
  • Language contact
  • Second language acquisition in Black students

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Presentations

  • Mohamed, S. (2019) Realization of vowel sequences across words in Arabic-Spanish Bilinguals in Puerto Rico. Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World. January 2019. 
  • Mohamed, S. (2017) The rise of the glottal stop as a variant of /s/ in Puerto Rican Spanish. Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World. January 2017. 
  • Torres, J., Estremera, R. and Mohamed, S. (2016) Individual Differences and Types of Linguistic Knowledge in Heritage Speakers. Hispanic Linguistics Symposium. Georgetown University. October 2016. 
  • Mohamed, S. (2016). English or not?: The Glottal Stop as a variant of /s/ in Puerto Rican Spanish. 8th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics. San Juan, Puerto Rico. April 2016. 

Publications

  • Mohamed, S., and Muntendam, A. (in press) The use of the glottal stop as a variant of /s/ in Puerto Rican Spanish. Studies in Hispanic & Lusophone Linguistics
  • Mohamed, S., Gonález, C., and Muntendam, A. (2019) Arabic-Spanish Language Contact in Puerto Rico: A case of glottal stop epenthesis. Languages
  • Torres, J., Estremera, R. and Mohamed, S. (2019). The contribution of psychosocial and biographical variables to heritage learners' linguistic knowledge of Spanish. Studies in Second Language Acquisition