Ruth Fernández Parga

M.A. Student
School of Education
(Out of Field)
Advisor: Manuela González-Bueno
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall 2031
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS


​Office Hours: TuTh 1:30-3:00pm

Ruth is currently an M.A. student at the School of Education. She received her B.A. in English Philology from Spain in 2013, as well as an M.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Secondary Education. She has also earned an M.A. in Spanish from the University of Kansas in 2017.

Teaching Interests

  • Respect Self-confidence
  • Communication
  • Safe environment
  • Self-criticism
  • Approachable

Research Interests

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Bilingualism and Diglossia in Heritage Speakers
  • Language Varieties

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