Ager Gondra

Assistant Professor

Phone:
(765) 237-2590
Locator Code:
2074

 
Career

Education

2013Ph.D. Spanish Linguistics Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2008 Spanish Applied Linguistics Purdue University, West Lafayette
2006M.A.T. Secondary Education Universidad de Deusto - Deustuko Unibertsitatea, The Basque Country, Spain
2006B.A. English Philology Universidad de Deusto - Deustuko Unibertsitatea, The Basque Country, Spain

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Language Acquisition, Language Variation, Language Contact, Bilingualism, L2 Teaching Methodologies, Syntax, Intercultural Knowledge Development

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Language Acquisition, Language Variation, Language Contact, Bilingualism, L2 Teaching Methodologies, Syntax, Intercultural Knowledge Development

Professional Experience

2013 - Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, SUNY-PURCHASE COLLEGE
2017 - Coordinator of Language and Culture Board of Study, SUNY-PURCHASE COLLEGE
2013 - Coordinator of Spanish Language Program, SUNY-PURCHASE COLLEGE
2014 - Coordinator of Linguistics Minor, SUNY-PURCHASE COLLEGE
2015 - Coordinator of Spain Study Abroad Program, SUNY-PURCHASE COLLEGE
2006 - 2012Teaching Assistant of Spanish and Linguistics,, PURDUE UNIVERSITY
2011 - Instructor of Language Teaching Methodologies, URACCAN, ROSITA, NICARAGUA
2010 - Instructor of Spanish, UNIVERSIDAD DE DEUSTO-DEUSTUKO UNIBERTSITATEA, BILBAO, SPAIN

Honors & Acknowledgements

Dee and Robert Topol Faculty Development Award, Summer 2017
Sponsor: Dee and Robert Topol, SUNY-Purchase
Junior Faculty Development Leave Award, Spring 2017.
Sponsor: SUNY-Purchase College
Individual Development Award, Spring 2015, Spring 2017
Sponsor: United University Professions
Faculty Support Award, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016
Sponsor: SUNY-Purchase College
Residence Hall Grant, 2014- 2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018
Sponsor: Student Affairs, SUNY-Purchase College
Jim Greenwood and Irwin Labadorf Faculty Support, Spring 2015, Spring 2016
Sponsor: Jim Greenwood and Irwin Labadorf, SUNY-Purchase College
Student Engagement Grant, Spring 2015, Spring 2016
Sponsor: The Academic Resource Center
PRF Research Grant, June 2012 - May 2013
Sponsor: Purdue Research Foundation, Purdue University
SLC Travel Grant, Spring 2012, Fall 2010
Sponsor: School of Languages and Cultures, Purdue University
PGSG Travel Grant, Spring 2012
Sponsor: Purdue Graduate Student Government
Summer PRF Research Grant, Summer 2010.
Sponsor: Purdue Research Foundation, Purdue University

Conferences & Events

April 7, 2017
The Diversity of Relative Clause Constructions. LING 490: Introduction to Generative Syntax, | College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
January 25, 2017.
Bilingualism in the Basque Country: socio-political aspects. LIN 4640: Languages and Cultures of the World | Florida International University, Miami, Florida
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Memberships

President, Language Theory, Division Executive Committee of Modern Language Association (MLA), 2018
Chair, French Caribbean Literature Search Committee, SUNY - Purchase, 2017-2018.
Secretary, Language Theory, Division Executive Committee of Modern Language Association (MLA), 2017.
Instructional Technology Advisory Committee, SUNY-Purchase, 2015-2017.
Member, Language Theory, Division Executive Committee of Modern Language Association (MLA), 2015-2016.
Journalism Search Committee, SUNY - Purchase, 2015-2016.
Jim Greenwood Committee, Best Senior Project in Humanities, SUNY-Purchase, 2014 and 2015.
Sustainability Committee, SUNY-Purchase, 2014-2015.
Fulbright scholarship to Portugal, SUNY-Purchase, 2013.
Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program in Turkey and in Spain, SUNY-Purchase, 2013.
Researcher, Indigenous and Endangered Languages Laboratory, Purdue University, 2009-2013.
Graduate student representative, Department Head Search Committee, School of Languages and Cultures, 2012-2013
Graduate student representative, Purdue Teaching Awards Committee, School of Languages and Cultures, 2011-2012
Vice President, Purdue Linguistics Association, 2011-2012.
Treasurer, Purdue Linguistics Association, 2010-2011.
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Language Acquisition, Language Variation, Language Contact, Bilingualism, L2 Teaching Methodologies, Syntax, Intercultural Knowledge Development

Publications

Gondra, A. "Cross-Generational Syntactic Change in Mundaka Basque: the influence of the language of instruction" Anuario del Seminario de FilologĂ­a Vasca "Julio de Urquijo" 235-256XLVIII-2 (2017).


Gondra, A. "Variation in the Status of P and its Effects on Relative Clause Construction" Journal of Language and Linguistic Study 615-63113(2) (2017.).


Gondra, A. Hispania Preverbal Double Negation in Basque Spanish? Acceptability judgment task and semi-structured interview. 587-604101.4 (2018).


Gondra, A., Lori Czerwionka Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad Intercultural knowledge development during a short- term study abroad in the Basque Country: A cultural and linguistic minority context.119-146Vol. XXX-3 (2018).


Gretter, Sarah and Ager Gondra. Preparing Foreign Language Teachers for Next Generation Education Teaching Spanish in the Twenty-First Century: Bridging Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge in Hybrid Education.92-113 (IGI Global. 2016).


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