Office: (269) 387-3012
509 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338
Off campus until summer II
Department of Spanish
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338 USA
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Dr. Holly Nibert is associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish at Western Michigan University.
Nibert is a specialist in Spanish linguistics with particular interests in phonology and phonetics, dialectology, second language acquisition and second language teaching methodology. She has published various articles on Spanish intonation, including its description with autosegmentalmetrical theory and its acquisition by second language learners. She is co-author of the 6th edition of ¡Arriba!, Prentice Hall's best selling beginning Spanish language textbook. She is director of the first-year Spanish language program and trains the new teaching assistants in the department.
Nibert will be on sabbatical for the academic year 2014-15.