Rutgers GSE CMSI

Shawntel Barreiro

Shawntel Barreiro is a Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University, where she will be pursuing a doctoral degree in Linguistics. She earned a B.A. in Linguistics and Chicana/o Studies from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and graduated summa cum laude. During her time at CSUN, Shawntel worked as a research assistant, linguistics tutor, and supplemental instructor. As an HSI Pathways Fellow, her research project focused on the linguistic accommodation of Salvadoran diasporic communities residing in Los Angeles and Washington D.C. Her current research interests include how language contact with other non-Central American communities and external sociocultural pressures affect Central American diasporic communities’ language ideologies.