Dr. Diana Carter

Associate Professor of Teaching

Languages and World Literatures

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

Research Themes:  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.

Research Interests

Spanish, Welsh, bilingualism, code-switching, language acquisition

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that UBC’s campuses are situated within the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and in the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples.

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