Cristina Sanz

Service

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (selected)

External evaluator
  • Department of Spanish, French, Italian, & Portuguese; University of Illinois, Chicago, (2006).
  • CIEE: International Study Program in Valparaíso, Chile (May 2003).
  • Tenure reviews of faculty at The University of Notre Dame; Indiana University-Bloomington; Washington University-St. Louis; Georgia State University; University of Maryland

Consultant

  • United Nations. Selection of Director of Language Programs (2001), Selection of new Faculty (2002, 2004)
  • Instituto Cervantes, Manila, Philippines. Organization of Spanish language instruction at the college level. January-February 2000
  • National Geographic Society (December 1998 issue on Barcelona)
  • Lowell School, Washington DC. Proposal and development of a bilingual program (1998)

Grant proposal evaluator

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca de la Generalitat de Catalunya (AGAUR), Spain.
  • ANEP (Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva), Spain.
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Manuscript Reviewer (journals)

  • Studies in Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Learning
  • Annual Review of Applied Linguistics
  • Hispania
  • Language Teaching Research
  • Language Awareness
  • Canadian Modern Language Review
  • Spanish Applied Linguistics
  • The International Journal of Applied Linguistics
  • TESOL Quarterly
  • Heritage Language Journal

Manuscript reviewer (Conferences, Proceedings, Volumes)

  • VI Congrès Internacional d'Adquisició del Llenguatge (2010); Learning Conditions and Second Language Processing (selected proceedings of the Texas Tech Conference on Processing and Parsing; American Association for Applied Linguistics (2010); VI Congrés Internacional sobre Adquisició del Llenguatge (2010) of AEAL (Associació per a l'Estudi de l'Adquisició del Llenguatge); 11th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (2009); Second Language Research Forum (2008), Congrés Internacional sobre Multilingüisme (2008); Hispanic Linguistics Symposium; IV Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish & Portuguese, (2002, 2004, 2005, 2007); Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) (2007); Second Language Research Forum (2000); IV Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Illinois and the V1 Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Iowa.; pre-sessions on Language Program Direction and Hispanic Linguistics of the Georgetown Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT 1995); Perspectives on Research and Scholarship in Second Language Learning, edited by Heidi Byrnes, MLA Press (1996), and Contemporary perspectives on the acquisition of Spanish, W.R. Glass and A.T. Pérez-Lerroux (Eds.) Somerville: Cascadilla Press, (1996)

Book reviewer & evaluator

  • Modern Language Journal (book reviewer)
  • Journal of Language, identity and education (book reviewer)
  • International Journal of the Sociology of Language (book reviewer)
  • McGraw-Hill (manuscript evaluator)
  • Georgetown University Press (manuscript evaluator)
  • Routledge (manuscript evaluator)

Conference organizer, Chair

  • Implicit and Explicit Conditions, Processes and Knowledge in SLA and Bilingualism . Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics. Georgetown University, March 13-15, 2009. Organizers of Conference: C. Sanz and R.P. Leow. Invited speakers: Ellen Bialystok ( York University, Canada); Nick Ellis (University of Michigan); Arthur Reber (Brooklyn College); Michael Ullman (Georgetown Univeristy); Bill VanPatten (Texas Tech)
  • The Neurocognition of Language and Memory: Retention, Attrition, and Aging . A CBBC [Center for the Brain Basis of Cognition] Workshop (2008). Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Organizers of Conference: C. Sanz and M.T. Ullman. Invited speakers: Peggy McCardle (NICHD);Russell Poldrack (UCLA), Monika Schmid (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands), Darlene Howard and James Howard (Georgetown University and Catholic University, Washington DC), Christophe Pallier (CNRS, Paris), Avi Karni (University of Haifa, Israel), Kara Morgan-Short, Cristina Sanz and Michael Ullman (University of Illinois, Chicago, and Georgetown University).
  • The Neurocognition of Developmental Language Disorders . A CBBC Workshop (2007). Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Organizers of Conference: C. Sanz and M.T. Ullman. Invited speakers: Angela Friederici (Max Planck, Leipzig), Marc Joanisse (Western Ontario), Mabel Rice (Kansas), Michael Ullman (Georgetown), Faraneh Vargha-Khadem (University College London), Susan Ellis Weismer (Madison-Wisconsin).
  • The Neurocognition of Second Language . A CBBC Workshop (2006). Georgetown University,Washington, DC. Organizers of Conference: C. Sanz and M.T. Ullman. Invited speakers: Angela Friederici (Max Planck, Leipzig), Judith Kroll (Penn State), Alison Mackey (Georgetown), Brian MacWhinney (Carnegie Mellon), Michel Paradis (McGill), Cristina Sanz (Georgetown), Michael Ullman (Georgetown).
  • Symposium: Globalization and language rights: the case of Catalan, Mapuche and Mayan languages . GURT 2006, Georgetown University, March 5, 2006.
  • Member (1999-2001), Secretary (2002), Chair (2003), panel organizer (3 panels) of the Executive Committee of the Division on Applied Linguistics, Modern Language Association
  • Third Symposium on Hispanic Linguistics and the Third Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese . Georgetown University, October 8-10, 1999
  • Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Education (SLATE) Colloquium Series , University of Illinois, 1992-1993

Editorial Boards

  • Advisory Board for Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism Monograph Series. Texas Tech University (2008-)
  • RæL-Revista Electrónica de Lingüística Aplicada , I.S.S.N: 1885-9089 . Official journal of the Spanish Association for Applied Linguistics. (2007-).
  • Arena Romanistica , Department of Romance Studies, University of Bergen, Norway (2007-).
  • Spanish Applied Linguistics (1997)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)
  • Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • American Association of University Coordinators and Supervisors (AAUSC)
  • North American Catalan Society (NACS)
  • Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada (AESLA)

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE

University

  • Member, Middle States Re-accreditation Review: Committee on collaboration and interdisciplinary work.
  • Member, University Grievance Code, Presidential nominee
  • Lecture on Education & Diversity to Members of US Congress' Latino Caucus, GU Mecha, and GU Faculty (Dec 4, 2009)
  • Member, Georgetown College Dean's Search Committee, (AY 08/09)
  • Member, Provost's Curriculum Task Force (November 2007-)
  • Member, Executive Faculty (September 2007-May 2008)
  • Member, Graduate School Executive Council (January 2006-May 2007)
  • Member, Committee for In-house Fulbright interviews (2007)
  • Main Campus Education Abroad Strategic Planning Committee (2006-2007)
  • Member, Faculty Senate (July 2003-June 2005)
  • Member, Faculty Senate Committee on Educational Affairs (July 2003-June 2005)
  • Member, Faculty Senate Main Campus Caucus (July 2003-June 2005)
  • Lecture to members of CNDLS (GU Center for Pedagogical Innovation). Topic: Computer-Generated Feedback in Foreign Language Teaching (2001).
  • Member, Main Campus Judiciary Hearing Board (1999-2001)
 


College of Arts & Sciences and Faculty of Languages & Linguistics

  • Member, Tenure Committee for an Arabic Linguist, Arabic Department. (2009)
  • Member, Search Committee for an Applied Linguist, Arabic Department. (2006 -2007)
  • Member, Board of Academic Appeals. (2004-2005)
  • Speaker, FLL Speaker Series. Demystifying Blackboard: The case of the Intensive Spanish Program. November 1 st, 2002.
  • Chair, FLL Summer Academic Research Grants Jury (2002), member (2001)
  • Member, College Executive Council. (2000-2003)
  • Member, Search Committee for an Applied Linguist, Linguistics Department. (2000 -2001)
  • Member, Search Committee for an Applied Linguist in the Italian Department. (2000 -2001)
  • Member & Group Discussion Leader, First Year Student Academic Workshop, (Fall 2000)
  • Member, committee on the re-generation of the MAT program, (Fall 1999)
  • Member, Academic Computing Services Advisory Committee on Languages and Linguistics Advisory Board, FLL and Technology (1996-Fall 1999)
  • Member, Search Committee for a Faculty Liaison Position in the Language Laboratory (1996)
  • Member, new procedures for the SFS/MSFS Language Proficiency Examination (1996)

Department

  • Director, Intensive Spanish Language Program, (1995-), 4 levels
  • Funded curriculum renewal of two third year courses (Majors tracks, 2008)
  • Director, School of Foreign Service Spanish Program (2007-)
  • Funded curriculum renewal of two third year courses (SFS track, 2008)
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Linguistics section, (2004-2007)
  • Member, Search Committee for a position in Portuguese Linguistics (2003)
  • Chair (ex-officio), Graduate Progress Committee (2004-2007)
  • Chair (ex-officio), Graduate Admissions Committee (2004-2007)
  • Member, Merit Review Committee (2004-2006)
  • Member, Research Committee (2004 -2006)
  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2003-)
  • Member, Departmental Committee on Rank & Tenure, 2001 - present
  • Member, Internal Review Committee, Department of Spanish & Portuguese (1990)
  • Member, Graduate Admissions Committee (1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2008)
  • Administrator, Catalan reading proficiency exam for Graduate students (1995-present)
  • Administrator, Spanish reading proficiency exam for Graduate students
  • Member, Search Committee for a position in Spanish Theoretical Linguistics (1998)
  • Member, Committee to write guidelines for Departmental Merit Review (1997)
  • Adviser, Undergraduate Program (1996-)
  • Member, SFS Spanish Proficiency Test Board, 1995-present
  • Organizer, educational workshops for language instructors (Fall 1996, Fall 1998, Spring 2003, 2005, 2007)
  • Co-organizer, Sant Jordi's 12 Hours of Catalan Culture (annual since 2001)
  • Founder, a visiting faculty position at GU to be sponsored and financed by the Autonomous Catalan Government. 2001-present ($10-$25K per year).