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Department of Modern Languages
The University of Mississippi

Robyn Wright, Ph.D.

Robyn WrightAssistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

OfficeBondurant E205A
Phone: 662-915-3171

Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics, University of Texas (2017)
M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics, University of Arizona (2008)
B.A. in Spanish, University of Arizona (2004)
B.A.E. in Spanish Education, University of Arizona (2004)

Teaching and Research Interests:
Hispanic Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Language Variation and Change, Bilingualism, Romance Linguistics

Courses Taught:
SPAN 676: Variation in the Spanish-Speaking World
SPAN 631: Spanish in Contact
SPAN 599: Introduction to Spanish Sociolinguistics
SPAN 574: History of the Spanish Language
SPAN 572: Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
SPAN 330: Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
SPAN 321: Spanish Culture and Civilization
SPAN 304: Spanish Conversation and Composition II
LIN 639: Quantitative Methods
LIN 310: Introduction to Sociolinguistics



Wright, R. (2021). Regional perceptions of the ejque: Exploring language attitudes toward velarized /s/ outside of Madrid. Borealis- An International Journal of Hispanic Linguistics, 10 (1): 103-129.

Wright, R. (2021). Madrileños on the ejque: Perceptions of velarized /s/. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, 14 (1): 207-233.

Wright, R. (2020). Syllable-final /s/ before voiceless stops in Madrid Spanish: A discrete and gradient analysis. Southern Journal of Linguistics, 44 (1): 1-46.

Web Resources:
Spanish Program