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Rosti Vana

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Grad Teaching Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Spanish
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biography

Rosti Vana received a BA in English and Spanish with an emphasis in Linguistics from the University of California at Riverside. He is also certified in TESOL from the University of California, Riverside Extension and has taught English as a seocnd language in Riverside, CA and spent one academic year in Southern Hungary teaching English as a second language and Spanish as a third language at Széchenyi István Két Tanítási Nyelvu Közgazdasági Szakgimnáziuma és Kollégiuma (2014-2015). He is currently working towards his PhD in Spanish with an emphasis in linguistics.

 

 

Education

B.A. Spanish Lingusitcs and English

Certification in TESOL

Research Interests

Spanish as a heritage language

Mixed Classes

Language Variation and Change

Historical Linguistics

 

Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 313Spanish Conversation and Comp
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 102Elementary Spanish
SPA 413Advanced Spanish Grammar
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 202Intermediate Spanish
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 201Intermediate Spanish
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 201Intermediate Spanish
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
SPA 201Intermediate Spanish
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
Honors / Awards
  • University Graduate Fellowship recipient, School of International Letters and Cultures, Arizona State University (2015- present)
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association Teaching Excellence Award Recipient
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association Travel Grant recipient 2x
  • School of International Letters and Cultures Travel Award recipient
  • Connected Academics Scholar                       

 

Editorships

Co-Founder and Co-Editor                                                                                                                                            

  • The Graduate Journal of Bilingualism, Language Contact and Heritage Languages Department of Spanish, Arizona State University
Professional Associations

Sigma Delta Pi National Hispanic Honor Society member

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Spanish (AATSP)

Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO)

Service

Committe co-chair

  • 6th annual Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics conference

Presider

  • 5th Annual Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference, Arizona State University
  • 3rd International Symposium on Language for Specific Purposes/CIBER Business Language Conference, Arizona State University

President

  • Sigma Delta Pi

Coordiantor

  • Entre Amigos Spanish conversation club