Amelia Tseng
Published June 14, 2017
Updated April 17, 2021

Amelia Tseng is an expert in linguistics and an assistant professor of world languages and cultures at American University. She holds a research appointment at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Her research addresses how language shapes and is shaped by identity across immigrant generations in Latinx diasporic contexts, focusing on multilingualism, dialect variation, discourse, and understandings of ethnocultural identity.

Expertise: Sociolinguistics, language and identity, multilingualism, Latinx immigrant identity and language, dialect variation, ethnocultural identity, Spanish, bilingual education

Location: Washington, D.C.


Phone: AU Communications, 202-885-5950

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