Shane Saddison-Bradford

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MA Candidate in Hispanic Linguistics

Department of Spanish and Portuguese


Shane holds a B.A. in Spanish, Political Science and International Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has spent time at the Universidad de Caldas to study Hispanic Linguistics and Foreign Language Didactics in Manizales, Colombia. He is pursuing a M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics to focus his research on the sociocultural implications of language and how language perceptions affect bilingual education. He is also interested in linguistic anthropology, nonstandard dialectology, language contact and foreign language acquisition within immersive environments.