Interpreting and Translation Studies

Tiffany Judy

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise
Second Language Acquisition,
Research Design, Applied Linguistics

Dr. Judy received her PhD in Hispanic Linguistics from the University of Florida in 2013 and her M.A. in Hipsanic Linguistics from the University of Iowa in 2008. Her research focuses on adult second language acquisition of Spanish, notably by speakers of less-commonly studied languages, such as Farsi and Polish. She has also published on child language acquisition, third language acquisition and heritage speakers.

Recent Publications

Judy, T., & Iverson, M. (2020). The Distribution of Differential Object Marking in L1 and L2 River Plate Spanish. In A. Mardale & S. Montrul (Eds.), The Acquisition of Differential Object Marking  (pp. 133-60). Amsterdam: John Benjamins

Cho, J., Iverson, M., Judy, T., Leal, T. & Shimanskaya, E. (2018). Meaning and structure in second language acquisition: In honor of Roumyana Slabakova. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Judy, T., Putnam, M., & Rothman, J. (2018). When bilingualism is the common factor: Switch reference at the junction of competence and performance in both second language and heritage language performance. Journal of Language Contact, 11, 590-616.

Judy, T. (2018). The syntax-semantics of adjectival distribution in adult Polish-Spanish childhood bilingualsStudies in Second Language Acquisition, 40(2), 367-394.

Judy, T. & Perpiñán, S. (2015). The Acquisition of Spanish in Understudied Language Pairings. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Current Projects

  • Publishing results of an experiment examining the effects of classroom instruction regarding grammatical aspect on advanced and near-native L1 English-L2 Spanish speakers. 3
  • Publishing results of an experiment examining the order of acquisition of Spanish noun phrases in child speakers of Spanish