Flávia Terra Cunha

  • Language Instructor in Spanish
Flávia Cunha

Flávia Terra Cunha is a Language Instructor at the department of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American Studies. Her main research interests are second language acquisition, applied linguistics, and bilingualism, with a focus on heritage speakers of Portuguese and Spanish and on the relationship between language attitudes, cultural identity and heritage speakers’ level of proficiency in their minority language.


  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • M.A., Ohio State University
  • B.A., Universidade Federal Do Rio de Janeiro


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Residence hall floors dedicated for students interested in French and Spanish offer students community, language learning, and a taste of cultural immersion.