Mayela Zambrano

Mayela Zambrano

Lecturer in Spanish
PhD Candidate, University of Iowa
research interests:
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Phonology
  • Gender Studies

contact info:

office hours:

  • Monday and Wednesday: 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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mailing address:

  • Washington University
    CB 1077
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Mayela Zambrano is a linguist with a passion for understanding languages and communication. Her career has been focused on the study of languages from different perspectives, from micro aspects of language that include the semantics of a word, syntactic constructions or the phonology of a consonant, to macro aspects of language that take into consideration larger socioeconomic and pragmatic contexts in which language is spoken. She uses empirical methods for data collection that allow her to explore linguistic variables and their relationship to social context. In addition, she is also a State and Federally certified Court Interpreter and a sworn translator.