Juanita Reyes is originally from La Vega, Dominican Republic. She is a Ph.D. candidate from the University at Albany, SUNY. Her research interest includes Dominican Spanish, Sociolinguistics, Contact linguistics, and Spanish as a Heritage Language.
- Dominican Spanish
- Spanish Sociolinguistics
- Spanish for Heritage Speakers
- Dialects of American Spanish
- Dominican Spanish (in Dominican Republic and the diaspora)
- Spanish as a Heritage Language
Sayahi, Lotfi, Juanita Reyes, and Cecily Corbett. Camino Real, 8:11. 15-29.
Corbett, Cecily, Juanita Reyes, and Lotfi Sayahi. (Accepted, in press) “Use of the Present Perfect Indicative in New York Dominican Spanish.” Hispanic Contact Linguistics: Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Perspectives. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
2016a. Corbett, Cecily, Reyes, Juanita & Sayahi, Lotfi. Variation in New York Dominican Spanish: the case of the imperfect subjunctive. Special panel on Dominican Spanish, Latin American Studies Association (NYC, NY).
2016b. Reyes, Juanita, Corbett, Cecily & Sayahi, Lotfi. Use of the Present Perfect Indicative in New York Dominican Spanish. The 8th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics (San Juan, Puerto Rico).
Selected Awards & Honors
SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology (IITG) Grant 2019
Carson Carr Graduate Diversity Scholarship 2011-2016