Graduate Student & Teaching Associate
President, S&P Graduate Student Association
Office: 4324 Rolfe Hall
UCLA Spanish & Portuguese
BOX 951532, 5310 Rolfe Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1542
- M.A. Spanish (Hispanic Linguistics), University of California, Los Angeles (2012)
- B.A. Spanish Language and Culture, California State University, San Marcos (2009)
- Minor: French Language and Culture
Jhonni Carr is a graduate student in the Ph.D. phase, studying Hispanic Linguistics. Her interests include sociolinguistics, languages in contact, dialectology, and phonetics.
Publications & Presentations
Carr, Jhonni Rochelle Charisse. 2011a. "Yo Quiero Taco Bell: How Hispanic Culture Affects American Taste Buds." Why Spanish Matters I: el español en EE.UU. University of California, Los Angeles, February 16.
Carr, Jhonni Rochelle Charisse. 2011b. “Sexy Spanish Sounds: The Phonology of Spanish Rhotics”. Department of Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles, June 12.
Carr, Jhonni Rochelle Charisse. 2011c. “Tapatío, Tacos, and Tequila: Hispanic Influence on American Taste Preferences.” Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Conference. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, December 9.
Carr, Jhonni Rochelle Charisse and Armando Guerrero, Jr. 2012a. “Myth and Realities about Bilingual Speakers in the U.S.” Protecting Identity and Diversity: Language and Cultural Rights. University of California, Santa Barbara, February 23.
Carr, Jhonni Rochelle Charisse. 2012b. 6th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistic (WSS6). “Is Phonetic Pronunciation in the Language of Origin Stigmatized? A Pilot Study.” University of Arizona, April 13.
Carr, Jhonni Rochelle Charisse. 2012c. Why Spanish Matters II: Bilingualism & Beyond. "One margarita, please! Language Attitudes Regarding Pronunciation in the Language of Origin." University of California, Los Angeles, April 26.
Carr, Jhonni Rochelle Charisse. “The Quest for Authenticity in L.A. Mexican Food: A Preliminary Study”. Manuscript, UCLA. Submitted for publication.