Bryan Koronkiewicz

Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics


  • PhD, Hispanic Studies (Linguistics), University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014
  • MA, Hispanic Studies (Linguistics), University of Illinois at Chicago, 2010
  • BA, Spanish / Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Dr. Koronkiewicz is an Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, and his research interests include bilingualism, code-switching, syntax, Spanish as a heritage language, Second Language Acquisition, quantitative and experimental methods, and methodological concerns in bilingualism. 

He has regularly taught graduate courses on bilingualism, syntax, code-switching, and second language teaching methods. His undergraduate courses run the gamut from first-year language courses to upper-level linguistics courses. 

Selected Publications

Koronkiewicz, B. (2023). Inalienable possession in Spanish-English code-switching: Acceptability data from US heritage speakers of Spanish. Spanish as a Heritage Language 3(2), 5-42. 

Issa, B., Koronkiewicz, B., & Faretta-Stutenberg, M. (2022). Second-language writing in university-level basic language programs: A survey of student and instructor beliefs. Foreign Language Annals 55(2), 383-407. 

Koronkiewicz, B. (2022a). Adverbs in Spanish-English code-switching: Comparing verb raising and non-raising. International Journal of Bilingualism 26(2), 227-254.  

Koronkiewicz, B. (2022b). Preposition stranding in Spanish-English code-switching. Languages, 7(1), 45.  

Koronkiewicz, B. (2020). Subject-predicate code-switching: Testing the need of a matrix language through embedding. In A. Morales-Front, M. J. Ferreira, R. P. Leow, & C. Sanz (Eds.), Hispanic linguistics: Current issues and new directions (pp. 249-264). John Benjamins.  

Drewelow, I., Koronkiewicz, B., & Range, R. (2019). Rethinking and shifting discourses and practices of “testing”: From accuracy to engagement with situated contexts. In B. Dupuy & K. Michelson (Eds.), Pathways to paradigm change: Critical examinations of prevailing discourses and ideologies in second language education (pp. 53-82). Cengage.  

Koronkiewicz, B. (2019). Control stimuli in experimental code-switching research. Languages, 4(3), 67.  

Ebert, S., & Koronkiewicz, B. (2018). Monolingual stimuli as a foundation for analyzing code-switching data. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 8(1), 25-66.  

Koronkiewicz, B. (2018). Acquiring L1-English L2-Spanish code-switching: The role of exposure to language mixing. Languages, 3(3), 26.  

Koronkiewicz, B., & Ebert, S. (2018). Modality in experimental code-switching research. In L. López (Ed.), Code-switching – Experimental answers to theoretical questions: In honor of Kay González-Vilbazo (pp. 147-176).  

Miller, A. M., Morgan, W. J., & Koronkiewicz, B. (2019). Like or tweet: Analysis of the use of Facebook and Twitter in the language classroom. TechTrends, 63(5), 550-558.  

González-Vilbazo, K., & Koronkiewicz, B. (2016). Tú y yo can codeswitch, nosotros cannot: Pronouns in Spanish-English codeswitching. In R. E. Guzzardo Tamargo, C. M. Mazak, & M. C. Parafita Couto (Eds.), Spanish-English codeswitching in the Caribbean and the US (pp. 237-260). John Benjamins.  

González-Vilbazo, K., Bartlett, L., Downey, S., Ebert, S., Heil, J., Hoot, B., Koronkiewicz, B., & Ramos, S. E. (2013). Methodological considerations in code-switching research. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, 6(1), 119-138.