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Salvatore Callesano

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

language in U.S. Latinx communities, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, Spanish in the U.S., perceptual dialectology, linguistic percpetion and ideology, social media


Ph.D. Hispanic Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin, 2020

Graduate Portfolio in Mexican American & Latina/o Studies, 2020

M.A. Linguistics, Florida International University, 2015

B.A.  Spanish & Linguistics, New York University, 2013

Additional Campus Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Assistant Professor, Linguistics
Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Assistant Professor, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies

Recent Publications

Callesano, S. (2023). Mediated Bricolage and the Sociolinguistic Co-Construction of No Sabo Kids. Languages, 8(3), Article 206.

Callesano, S., & Carter, P. M. (2023). Unidirectional language bias: The Implicit Association Test with Spanish and English in Miami. International Journal of Bilingualism, 27(6), 960-977.

Callesano, S., & Carter, P. M. (2019). Latinx perceptions of Spanish in Miami: Dialect variation, personality attributes and language use. Language and Communication, 67, 84-98.

Callesano, S. (2019). Review: A. M. Cestero Mancera, I. Molina Martos & F. Paredes García's (eds.) Patrones sociolingüísticos de Madrid. Spanish in Context, 16(2), 292-297.

Carter, P. M., & Callesano, S. (2018). The social meaning of Spanish in Miami: Dialect perceptions and implications for socioeconomic class, income, and employment. Latino Studies, 16(1), 65-90.

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