Valentín-Márquez, Dr. Wilfredo

Valentín-Márquez, Dr. Wilfredo

Valentín-Márquez, Dr. Wilfredo

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Office: McComsey Hall 243
Phone: (717) 871-7147

Office Hours

M: 1:00 PM -2:50 PM
W: 1:00 PM -2:50 PM
F: 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Comments: and by appointment

Additional Information


  • B.A., Inter American University of Puerto Ricoli>
  • M.A., Western Michigan University
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan

Areas of Specialization

  • Sociolinguistics

Special Interests

  • Phonological variation in Puerto Rican Spanish
  • The sociolinguistics of reggaeton
  • Spanish in the United States

Courses Taught

  • -Undergraduate:
    • Elementary and Intermediate Spanish
    • Composition and Oral Expression
    • Phonetics
    • Spanish Linguistics
  • -Graduate:
    • Applied Linguistics
    • Composition and Stylistics
    • History of the Spanish Language
    • Phonetics

Selected Publications:

2006. La Oclusión Glotal y la Construcción Lingüística de Identidades Sociales en Puerto Rico. Selected Proceedings of the 9th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, ed. Nuria Sagarra and Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, 326-341. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.