Alvaro Cerron-Palomino

Faculty Head of Linguistics and Associate Professor, Spanish
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Álvaro Cerrón-Palomino is an associate professor of Hispanic linguistics at the School of International Letters and Cultures, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Spanish language variation, Spanish in the U.S. Southwest, and history of the Spanish language.

His previous experience includes stints at Peruvian universities, such as the Pontifical Catholic University and the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, and American colleges, such as Loyola Marymount University and West Los Angeles College.

Cerrón-Palomino obtained his doctorate in Hispanic linguistics at the University of Southern California, and his teaching and research interests include variationist sociolinguistics, dialectology, and historical linguistics. Cerrón-Palomino’s main area of research is morpho-syntactic variation in understudied varieties of Spanish, both monolingual and bilingual. His publications include articles in journals like Spanish in Context, Sociolinguistic Studies, Lingüística, Studies ih Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, and the International Journal of Bilingualism, among others.

Education

  • Ph.D. Hispanic Linguistics, University of Southern California 2010
  • M.A. Hispanic Linguistics, Pontificia Universidad Cat�lica del Per� 1998 
  • B.A. Hispanic Linguistics and Literature, Pontificia Universidad Cat�lica del Per� 1991

Research Interests

Variationist Sociolinguistics

Dialectology

Language Contact/Bilingualism

Historical (Socio)Linguistics

Corpus Linguistics

Statistical methods for linguistic corpus analysis

Publications

Peer reviewed articles

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2019). Null-subject Encounter: Variable Subject Pronoun Expression in the Spanish of Quechua-Spanish Bilinguals in the Central Peruvian Andes. International Journal of Bilingualism 23 (5). 1005-1023.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2018). Variable Subject Pronoun Expression in Andean Spanish: a Drift from the Acrolect. Onomázein 42. 53-73.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2018). Pronominal resumption in Spanish direct object relative clauses. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics 11(2), 265–301.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2017). ¿Reflejos del quechua en una variedad de contacto? La posición del sujeto gramatical en castellano andino. Boletín de Filología 52 (1)47–77.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2016). (No) English interference on U.S. Southwest Spanish? A look at variable subject expression in Phoenix Spanish-English bilinguals. Sociolinguistic Studies 10 (3), 383–408.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2015). Morphological adjectival intensifier variation in the Spanish of Lima, Peru. Hispanic Linguistics at the Crossroads. Theoretical Linguistics, Language Acquisition and Language Contact, Rachel Klassen, Juana M. Liceras and Elena Valenzuela (eds.), 231-250. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2015). Resumption or Contrast? Non-Standard Subject Pronouns in Spanish Relative Clauses. Spanish in Context 12 (3), 349-372.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2014). Excess, Deficiency, and Mean: Resumptive Pronouns, Prepositional Phrase Chopping, and Gaps in Spanish Oblique Relative Clauses. In Perspectives in the Study of Spanish Language Variation: Papers in Honor of Carmen Silva-Corvalán, Andrés Enrique-Arias, Manuel J. Gutiérrez, Alazne Landa y Francisco Ocampo (eds.) Verba, Anexo 72, 76-100.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2014). Ser o no ser PRO: variación en la expresión de sujeto pronominal en el castellano limeño. Lingüística, 30 (1), 61-83.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2011). Simplicidad y claridad estructurales: la producción de cláusulas relativas en castellano. Lexis, 25 (2), 225-259.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2006). Pronombres de retoma en cláusulas relativas del castellano peruano: un fenómeno de causación múltiple. Lexis, 29 (2), 231-258.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2003). Sobre los Grados del Adjetivo calificativo Español. Lexis, 27, 263-281. 

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2002). Aproximación a la conciencia lingüística de Borges. In Homenaje a Luis Jaime Cisneros, Hopkins Rodríguez, Eduardo (ed.), 135-149. Lima: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. PUCP. 

 

Book Reviews

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2021). Real Academia Española y la Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española. Glosario de términos gramaticales. U de Salamanca, 2019. Hispania, 104 (2), 323-324. 

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2020). Battaner Arias, Paz, y Carmen López Ferrero. 2019. Introducción al léxico, componente transversal de la lengua. Madrid: Cátedra, Hispania, 103 (3), 437-438.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro  (2019). Muñoz-Basols, Javier, y Manel Lacorte. 2017. Lingüística hispánica actual: Guía didáctica y materiales de apoyo. Routledge. Hispania, 102 (2), 299-300.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (2017). Gutiérrez-Rexach Javier (Ed.). 2016. Enciclopedia de Lingüística Hispánica. London/New York: Routledge. Hispania, 100 (3), 489-492.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro  (2016). Caravedo, Rocío. 2014. Percepción y variación lingüística. Enfoque sociocognitivo. Madrid / Frankfurt: Iberoamericana / Vervuert. Lexis, 40 (2),  449-458.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro  (2013). M. Victoria Escandell Vidal, Manuel Leonetti y Cristina Sánchez López (Eds.). 2011. 60 problemas de gramática dedicados a Ignacio Bosque. Madrid: Akal, 2011. Hispania, 96 (4), 589-591.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro  (2011). Robles-Sáez, Adela. 2010. 3,000 locuciones verbales y combinaciones frecuentes. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2011. Hispania, 94 (3), 553-554.

Cerrón-Palomino, Álvaro (1999). Singh, Rajendra. 1996. Lectures against Sociolinguistics. New York: Peter Lang. Lexis, 23 (2), 437-444.

 

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
SPA 419 Spanish Around the World
SPA 590 Reading and Conference
SPA 792 Research
SPA 799 Dissertation
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
SPA 784 Internship
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
SPA 592 Research
SPA 792 Research
SPA 799 Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
SPA 419 Spanish Around the World
SPA 542 Studies in the Spanish/SW
SPA 590 Reading and Conference
SPA 799 Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
SPA 595 Continuing Registration
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
SPA 540 Hist of the Spanish Language
SPA 592 Research
SPA 598 Special Topics
SPA 792 Research
SPA 799 Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
SLC 201 Introduction to Linguistics
SPA 419 Spanish Around the World
SPA 590 Reading and Conference
SPA 799 Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
SPA 400 Intro to Spanish Linguistics
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
SPA 419 Language Variations of Spanish
SPA 540 Hist of the Spanish Language
SPA 590 Reading and Conference
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
SPA 400 Intro to Spanish Linguistics
SPA 419 Language Variations of Spanish
SPA 590 Reading and Conference
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
SPA 400 Intro to Spanish Linguistics
SPA 784 Internship
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
SPA 419 Language Variations of Spanish
SPA 541 Spanish Language in America
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SPA 400 Intro to Spanish Linguistics
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
SPA 419 Language Variations of Spanish
SPA 691 Seminar

Presentations

  • Alvaro Cerron-Palomino. Challenging the Accessibility Hierarchy: Resumptive Pronouns in Spanish. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 39 (Nov 2010).
  • Alvaro Cerron-Palomino. Defying the Standard: Resumptive Pronouns and Preposition Phrase chopping in Oblique Spanish Relative Clauses. The 108th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) (Nov 2010).
  • Alvaro Cerron-Palomino. Against the Accessibility Hierarchy: Resumptive Pronouns in Spanish Relative Clauses. Linguistics Association of the Southwest (LASSO) Annual Conference (Oct 2010).
  • Alvaro Cerron-Palomino. Animate vs. Inanimate: Resumptive Pronouns and Preposition Phrase chopping in Spanish Oblique Relative Clauses. Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2010 (Oct 2010).