Claudia Sánchez-Gutiérrez

Sánchez-Gutiérrez

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Director of the First-Year Spanish Program

608 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
I will be on sabbatical Spring quarter and will not be holding office hours.
Bio

EDUCATION AND DEGREES

  • Ph.D., Spanish Linguistics, University of Salamanca
  • M.A., Literacy Studies, University of Salamanca
  • M.A., Advanced Studies in Spanish Language, University of Salamanca
  • B.A., Spanish Philology, University of Salamanca

ADVISEES: 

  • Pablo Robles García (Graduated in 2020: Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Mississauga)
  • Glen Heinrich Wallace (Linguistics department / Graduated in 2020: Research scientist at Human Resources Research Organization)
  • Kathleen Guerra (Graduated in 2020: Teaching Assistant Professor at Denver University)
  • Lani López Bastidas
  • César Hoyos Álvarez
  • Diego Alíns Breda
  • Paloma Fernández Mira
  • Sophia Minnillo (Linguistics department)
  • Ana Ruiz Alonso Bartol

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Second language acquisition
  • Second Language textbooks
  • Second language vocabulary
  • Spanish derivational morphology
  • Second language Morphological awareness
  • Learner corpora
  • Graded readers
  • Emotional processing of words

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Spanish 001: Elementary Spanish (UC Davis)
  • SPA 001Y Elementary Spanish (hybrid course)
  • SPA 206 Spanish Syntax
  • Spanish 116: Applied Linguistics (UC Davis)
  • SPA 212 Applied Linguistics
  • Spanish 215: Vocabulario
  • Spanish 390: The Teaching of Spanish at the College Level (UC Davis)
  • ESP 1002: Conversación (Laval University)
  • ESP 1003: Redacción I (Laval University)
  • ESP 1004: Redacción II (Laval University)
  • ESP 2002: El español en el mundo (Laval University)
  • ESG 1010: Español elemental 1 (Laval University)

COMMITTEES AND SERVICE

  • Assistant Editor of the Journal of Spanish Language Teaching:  
  • 2015-Present: Language Committee, Spanish and Portuguese Department, UC Davis
  • 2015-2018: Undergraduate Committee, Spanish and Portuguese Department, UC Davis
  • 2016-present: Faculty member in the HSI Pathways to the Professoriate (UPenn, Mellon Foundation)
  • 2017-Present: Graduate Committee, Spanish and Portuguese Department, UC Davis
  • 2017-2018: Graduate Studies Internal Fellowship Review Committee, UC Davis
  • 2017-2018: Representative Assembly, UC Davis
  • 2016-2017: Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Honors and Prizes, UC Davis

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. & Fernández Mira, P. (in press). Datos longitudinales en los corpus de aprendientes de español. In Parodi, G., Cantos, P. & Howe, L. (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Spanish Corpus Linguistics.

Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2021). Morphology and language teaching. In Fabregas, A., Acedo-Matellán, V., Amstrong, G., Cuervo, M.C. and Pujol, I. Handbook of Spanish Morphology. New York: Routledge.

Lopez Bastidas, L. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2021). Vocabulary selection and word repetitions in beginner L2 Spanish textbooks. Revista Electrónica de Lingüística Aplicada, 19(2), 48-64

Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2020). Morphological awareness in L2 Spanish: What is learned incidentally and what requires explicit teaching?. Revista Internacional de Lenguas Extranjeras, 13, 1-19.

Miaschi, A., Davidson, S., Brunato, D., Dell’Orletta, F., Sagae, K., Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. & Venturi, G. (2020). Tracking the evolution of written language competence in L2 Spanish learners. Proceedings of the 15th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, 92-101.

Davidson, S., Yamada, A., Fernández-Mira, P., Carando, A., Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. and Sagae, K. (2020). Developing NLP tools with a new corpus of learner Spanish. In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC  2020), Marseille, France, 7240-7245.

Yamada, A., Davidson, S., Fernández-Mira, P., Carando, A., Sagae, K. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2020). COWS-L2H: A corpus for measuring learner Spanish writing development. Research in Corpus Linguistics, 8(1), 17-32.

Marcos Miguel, N. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2020). ¿Solamente o solamiento? Desafíos en el aprendizaje de forma y significado de -mente y -miento/-mento por hablantes de ELE. Revista de Filología de la Universidad de La Laguna, 40, 147-165.

Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C., Marcos Miguel, N. & Robles García, P. (2020). What derivational suffixes should we teach in Spanish as a Second Language courses?. In A. Morales-Front, M.J. Ferreira, R.P. Leow & C. Sanz (Eds.), Hispanic Linguistics: Current Issues and New Directions. Issues in Hispanic Linguistics, Volume 26 (pp. 77-94). John Benjamins.

Hernández Muñoz, N. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2019). Gabriel versus París: el reconocimiento de los nombres propios en español. Moenia, 25, 79-100.

Wilson, M. A., Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. H., Mailhot, H., & Deacon, S. H. (2019). The importance of being earnest in earnestness: The influence of root morphology in complex noun processing. In S. Sulpizio, L. Barca, S. Primativo, & L. S. Arduino (Eds.), Word recognition, morphology and lexical reading. Essays in honour of Cristina Burani (pp. 134-143). London: College Publications.

Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. H., Marcos Miguel, N., & Olsen, M. (2019). An analysis of vocabulary coverage and lexical characteristics in L2 Spanish textbooks. In P. Ecke & S. Rott (Eds.) Understanding Vocabulary Learning and Teaching: Implications for Language Program Development. American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Language Programs (AAUSC) Volume 2018. Cengage.

Mailhot, H., Wilson, M., Macoir, J., Deacon, H. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2019). MorphoLex-FR: A derivational morphological database for 38,840 French words. Behavior Research Methods, 1-18.

Sampedro Mella, M. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2019). Formas de tratamiento y enseñanza de español lengua extranjera: una propuesta de mejora. Revista Nebrija de Lingüística Aplicada a la Enseñanza de Lenguas, 13(27), 182-200.

Yamada, A. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2019). Affix cognateness and productivity in the development of morphological awareness in L2 Spanish: the case of dis- and des-. Revista Electrónica de Lingüística Aplicada, 18(1), 107-120.

Sánchez Gutiérrez, C. H., Serrano, M. P., & García, P. R. (2019). The effects of word frequency and typographical enhancement on incidental vocabulary learning in reading. Journal of Spanish Language Teaching, 6(1), 14-31.

Navarro, J.J., Mourgues-Codern, C., Guzmán, E., Rodríguez-Ortiz, I., Conejo, R., Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C., de la Fuente, J., Martella, D. & Saracostti M. (2018). Integrating curriculum-based dynamic assessment in computerized adaptive testing: Development and predictive validity of the EDPL-BAI battery on reading competence. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1492.

Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. & Hernández-Muñoz, N. (2018). Development of derivational morphological awareness in anglophone learners of Spanish: A relational knowledge study. Foreign Language Annals, 51(2), 369-388.

Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C., Mailhot, H., Deacon, H & Wilson, M. (2018). MorphoLex: A derivational morphological database for 70,000 English words. Behavior Research Methods, 50(4), 1568-1580.

Sampedro Mella, M. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2017). Efecto de la enseñanza extensiva en la memorización del léxico: un estudio de investigación-acción. Sintagma 29, 61/78.

Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C & Sampedro Mella, M. (2017). Profundidad del procesamiento y reciclaje en los manuales de ELE de niveles iniciales: el caso de los adverbios de lugar. Journal of Spanish Language Teaching, 4(1), 49-60.

Robles García, P. & Sánchez-Gutiérrez, C. (2016). La morfología derivativa en los manuales de español elemental estadounidenses: un estudio exploratorio. Revista Electrónica de Lingüística Aplicada, 15, 70-86.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2021-2023: Global Affairs Seed Grant
  • 2020-2021: Faculty development award, Academic Affairs
  • 2020: Graduate Program Advising and Mentoring Award from Graduate Studies
  • 2020: UC Davis College of Letters & Science Teaching Award.
  • 2019-2020: ACCELERATE fellowship from the Center for Educational Effectiveness.
  • 2019-2020: Curriculum Enhancement through Global Learning fellowship.
  • 2018-2019: Academic Senate Committee On Research Small Grant In Aid of Research
  • 2018-2019: Academic Senate Research Travel Award
  • 2018-2019: Davis Humanities Institute Research Cluster Award
  • 2017-2018: Innovative Learning Technology Initiative Award
  • 2017-2018: Academic Senate Committee On Research Seed Grant
  • 2017-2018: Davis Humanities Institute Research Cluster Award
 
OUTREACH
 

Interview with MORFORETEM, March 10th, 2021: https://morforetem.wordpress.com/2021/03/10/el-test-del-morfologo-claudia-h-sanchez-gutierrez/

Interview with the UC Davis Magazine: 4 Tips for Learning a New Language. February 8th, 2021: https://magazine.ucdavis.edu/4-tips-for-learning-a-new-language/

Interview with the UC Davis Center for Educational Effectiveness, September 1, 2018: