Rutgers branch

Bilingualism Matters opened in New Jersey, USA, in May 2015, hosted by the the department of Spanish and Portuguese at Rutgers University.

Branch aims

To promote the benefits of bilingualism by bridging the gap between science and society through workshops and information sessions at schools and community events.

Get in touch

Visit their website: Bilingualism Matters at Rutgers
Like their facebook page: Bilingualism Matters at Rutgers

Leadership team

Benjamin Kinsella

Branch Director
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Benjamin Kinsella

Benjamin Kinsella

Branch Director

Cristina Lozano

Community Agency Director
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Cristina Lozano

Cristina Lozano

Community Agency Director

Abril Jiménez

Events Coordinator
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Abril Jiménez

Abril Jiménez

Events Coordinator

Patricia Gonzalez Darriba

Secretary
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Patricia Gonzalez Darriba

Patricia Gonzalez Darriba

Secretary

Professor Liliana Sanchez

Faculty Representative

Research interests - bilingual and comparative syntax. In bilingual syntax, her current work focuses on crosslinguistic influence across language components especially syntax, morphology and informational structure (Spanish-English, Spanish-Quechua). In comparative syntax, she works on the interface between informational structure and morphosyntax (Spanish-Quechua). She is also interested in language assessment in minority populations.

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Professor Liliana Sanchez

Professor Liliana Sanchez

Faculty Representative

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