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Holly NibertMichael Braun

Holly Nibert
Associate Professor

Office: (269) 387-3012

209 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338

Office Hours
Monday and Wednesday, 11 to 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, 11 to 5 p.m.
And by appointment

Mailing Address
Department of Spanish
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338 USA

Ph.D., University of Illinois

Professor 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 5th 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.