Assistant Professor
Spanish & Portuguese

McKenna 125

Fall 2023 Office hours Tuesday 1:30 - 2:30pm in person or via Zoom

Tracy Quan is a Spanish applied linguist who researches second and heritage language development and education, study abroad, identity, and critical pedagogies. In particular, she is interested in exploring how language learning and teaching can be a transformative or oppressive experience depending on context, background, and approaches. She holds a PhD in Hispanic linguistics with a designated emphasis in Second Language Acquisition from University of California, Davis. She has published in venues such as Bilingual Research Journal, L2 Journal, and Study Abroad Research in Second Language Acquisition and International Education, as well as in the Routledge Handbook of Study Abroad Research and Practice. To learn more, visit