Daniel Erker

Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics (with a joint appointment in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)
Daniel Erker
Email: danerker@bu.edu
Web: http://blogs.bu.edu/danerker/
Office phone: 617-353-6211
Office number: LNG 501A
Office address: Romance Studies, 718 Commonwealth Ave.,
Boston, MA 02215
Office hours: On sabbatical AY 20-21, available for office hours by appointment

BA, Spanish and English Literatures, Marquette University
MA, Linguistics, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
PhD, Linguistics, New York University

Professor Erker teaches courses in general linguistics and Spanish linguistics. His research interests include language variation, contact, and change, acoustic and articulatory phonetics, Spanish in the United States, the languages of Latin America, and the evolution of human language.

Professor Erker is the director of The Spanish in Boston Project. This project (funded by the National Science Foundation (BCS-1423840) aims to describe and understand how Spanish is used in the Greater Boston Area. Here are some links to local press regarding the project: An interview on WGBH’sUnder The Radar. A written piece in WBGH’s local news section. An article about the project in BU’s online daily newspaper BU Today.

To learn more about Professor Erker's research and publications, please visit his website: http://blogs.bu.edu/danerker/.