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Dr. Diana Carter
Associate Professor of Teaching
Languages and World Literatures
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism
Dr. Carter received her PhD in Spanish Linguistics in 2008 from the University of Ottawa. She has held two post-doctoral fellowships: one at the ESRC Centre for Research in Bilingualism at Bangor University in Wales, and the second at the University of Calgary where she pursued her research interests in bilingualism, triggered codeswitching, and language acquisition. Dr. Carter is the Principal Investigator of a research project entitled How Cognates Affect Codeswitching: A Largescale Study of Welsh-English Bilinguals, involving collaborators from the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism and the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (MPI) in The Netherlands.
Spanish, Welsh, bilingualism, code-switching, language acquisition