Spanish Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies in Spanish



Lisa Wagner earned her Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics from The Ohio State University, Her principal coursework included studies in Spanish Sociolinguistics, and minor coursework in Spanish Synchronic Syntax and Spanish Phonology/Phonetics. Lisa’s current research interests include: discourse analysis, social semiotics, linguistics and popular culture, and L2 Spanish articulatory phonetics.

Lisa Wagner’s passion as a faculty member at the University of Louisville is  teaching. As an Associate Professor of Spanish, she regularly teaches “Topics in Spanish Applied Linguistics” at the Graduate level, and “Spanish Phonetics and Diction”, “Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics”, and Spanish Language courses at the undergraduate level.  She also teaches Graduate courses for the Linguistics Program in Humanities.  In 2009, Lisa’s students named her a University of Louisville ~ Delphi Center “Faculty Favorite” award winner (Top-Tier). She is also Faculty Advisor for the Spanish honorary society, Sigma Delta Pi, Chapter: Mu Epsilon.