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Rena Torres Cacoullos Wikipedia
Rena Torres Cacoullos is an American linguist widely known for her work on language variation and change, as well as her research on processes of grammaticalization and the linguistic outcomes of language contact. She is a leading expert on New Mexican Spanish and has developed a corpus of code-switched speech in the New Mexican Spanish-English bilingual community with collaborator Catherine E. Travis. Torres Cacoullos is currently Professor of Spanish Linguistics in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at the Pennsylvania State University. She has served as an editor of Language Variation and Change since 2007.