Rafael Orozco

Rafael  Orozco 
Associate Professor
Bachelor's Degree(s): B.S.Ed. English and Spanish 12/88 Universidad del Atlántico
Master's Degree: Linguistics 5/96 New York University TESL 12/91 West Chester University
PhD: New York University, 2004, Linguistics Teaching and Research Areas: Spanish in the United States, Latin American Spanish, Sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, bilingualism, Colombian Spanish
Phone: 225-578-5179
E-mail: rorozc1@lsu.edu
Office: 315 Hodges Hall

 

Area of Interest

Sociolinguistics, Colombian Spanish, Spanish in the United States, Caribbean Spanish, language contact, & multilingualism

Selected Publications

File Muriel, Richard & Orozco, Rafael (eds.). 2012. Colombian Varieties of Spanish. Madrid: Iberoamericana Vervuet.
Cortazar, Alejandro & Orozco, Rafael (eds.). 2011. Lenguaje, arte y revoluciones ayer y hoy: New approaches to Hispanic Linguistic, Literary, and Cultural Studies. Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Orozco, Rafael. Forthcoming. “Castilian in New York City: What can we learn from the future?" New Perspectives on Hispanic contact linguistics in the Ameriacas, ed. by Sandro Sessarego & Melvin González-Rivera.
Orozco, R. & Richard File-Muriel. 2012. “Colombian Spanish at the turn of the 21st Century.” Colombian Varieties of Spanish, ed. by Richard File-Muriel & Rafael Orozco, 11-20.
Orozco, R. 2012. “The Expression of Nominal Possession in the Spanish of Colombians in New York City.” Colombian Varieties of Spanish, ed. by Richard File-Muriel & Rafael Orozco, 205-234.
Orozco, Rafael. 2010. “Variation in the expression of nominal possession in Costeño Spanish.” Spanish in Context, 7:2, 194-220.
Orozco, R. 2009b. “La influencia de factores sociales en la expresión del posesivo.”  Lingüística, Vol. 22, pp. 25-60.
Orozco, R.  2009a. “El castellano del Caribe colombiano a comienzos del siglo XXI.”  Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana (RILI), Vol. 7, 2, pp. 95-113.
Orozco, R. & Gregory Guy. 2008. “El uso variable de los pronombres sujetos: ¿Qué pasa en la costa Caribe colombiana?”  Selected Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics, ed. by M. Westmoreland & J. Thomas, 70-80.  Somerville, MA: Cascadilla.
Orozco, R.  2007b. “Social Constraints on the Expression of Futurity in Spanish-Speaking Urban Communities.”  Selected Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics, ed. by J. Holmquist, A. Lorenzino & L. Sayahi, 103-112. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla.
Orozco, R.  2007a. “The Impact of Linguistic Constraints on the Expression of Futurity in the Spanish of New York Colombians.” Spanish in Contact: Educational, social, and linguistic inquiries, ed. by Richard Cameron and Kim Potowski, 311-328.  Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.
Orozco, R.  2005. “Distribution of Future Time Forms in Northern Colombian Spanish.” Selected Proceedings of the 7th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, ed. by David Eddington, 56-65. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.