School of Languages and Cultures Spanish & PortugueseCollege of Liberal Arts

Lori A Czerwionka

  • Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Department Information

Linguistics // SIS // Faculty
Languages and Cultures // Faculty
Spanish and Portuguese // SLC // Faculty
Latin American Studies // SIS // Faculty

Office Information

  • Office: SC 168
  • Office Phone: (765) 496-6046
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: M 3:30-4:30pm; T 10:30-11:30am
  • E-mail:
  • Specialization

  • My research interests lie broadly in pragmatics, discourse, sociolinguistics, and second language acquisition. Current research projects address discourse organization and the use of discourse markers by native and non-native speakers of Spanish, acquisition of pragmatic norms, and intercultural communication.

  • Personal website:

  • Recent publications include:

    Czerwionka, L., Artamonova, T. & Barbosa, M. (2015). Intercultural knowledge growth: Evidence from student interviews during a short-term study abroad. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 49, 80-99.

    Czerwionka, L., Artamonova, T. & Barbosa, M. (2014). “Intercultural competence during short-term study abroad: A focus on knowledge.” In B. Dupuy & L. Waugh (Eds.), Selected Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence, 3, 46-77.

    Czerwionka, L. (2014). Participant perspectives on mitigation: The impact of imposition and certainty. Journal of Pragmatics, 67, 112-130.

    Czerwionka, L. (2012). Mitigation: The combined effects of imposition and certitude. Journal of Pragmatics, 44, 1163-1182.

    Czerwionka, L. (2012). Evidential information represented in dialogue. In F. Cooren and A. Létourneau (Eds.), (Re)presentations and Dialogue (pp. 303-324). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

    Czerwionka, L. (2010). Conflict resolution: Mexican and Spanish strategies of repair. In D. Koike and L. Rodriguez-Alfano (Eds.), Dialogue in Spanish: Studies in contexts and functions (pp.189-220). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.


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