Ph.D. Georgetown University
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Kaylea Mayer specializes in applied Spanish linguistics and has recently defended her dissertation which used the Competition Model to investigate the facilitative effects of the acquisition of one linguistic structure on a second. Her most current research project will convert her dissertation study from the written to the computerized mode. At Georgetown she taught introductory and intermediate Spanish from 2001-2008. The courses included: Spanish for Beginners, Introductory Spanish I, Introductory Spanish II, Intensive Basic Spanish, and Intermediate Spanish I. Prior to graduate school, she managed a food pantry for the Salvation Army in a Spanish-speaking area on the west side of Buffalo, New York. At Bryn Mawr she is a language program coordinator.