Eva Rodriguez Gonzalez

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Associate Profesor

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Coordinator of Spanish as a Second Language Program

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Curriculum Vitae


PhD, University of Kansas, 2006

MA, University of Kansas, 2003

MA, Universities of Santiago de Compostela/a Coruna and Vigo, 1999

CAP, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 1999

BA, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 1997


Eva Rodríguez González (Ph.D. University of Kansas) is the Coordinator of the Spanish Second Language Program. Her main areas of research are 1) classroom-based language learning and 2) cognitive approaches to language acquisition. She teaches courses in Language Teaching Methodology, Second Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics. She is particularly interested in foreign language proficiency assessment and program evaluation.  She has published articles on issues in foreign language lexical and grammatical acquisition, feedback in foreign language speaking and writing and Spanish-English codeswitching. She is currently working on a large Spanish proficiency project that will assess language complexity gains in different learning settings and teaching modalities.

Research Interests

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Bilingualism
  • Foreign Language Pedagogy


Phone: 505-277-5907
Fax: 505-277-3885

Physical Address

Room 453
Ortega Hall
Building # 79 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070