Research Interests: Phonetics/phonology, Heritage Languages, Heritage Dutch in the US, Language Shift, Language Maintenance, Bilingualism
Awards: Recipient of the UW-Madison Graduate School Fellowship 2021-2022.
Conference Presentations: Rachyl has presented her work at conferences including the Heritage Language Research Institute, Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference, and the Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas.
Teaching Experience: Rachyl is a TA for Linguistics 101, and has experience being the Instructor for Spanish 2 and Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Spanish Linguistics at the Pennsylvania State University.
Other Info About Rachyl: Rachyl completed her master’s degree in Spanish Linguistics at the Pennsylvania State University and her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. A Wisconsin native, Rachyl proudly uses the term bubbler, eats copious amounts of cheese, and always wants to see a Badger win. Rachyl is happy to email or chat about her research, graduate studies here in Madison, or about linguistics/languages in general. Feel free to reach out!
Advisor: Joseph Salmons