Dr. Laura C. Walls
- Foreign Languages and Literature, Assistant Professor
Laura Walls is an associate professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She teaches courses in composition, bilingualism, sociolinguistics, and heritage language pedagogy. She also developed the Spanish heritage language series at her university. Dr. Walls’ scholarship bridges the fields of sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, and heritage language pedagogy.
Grammar and composition, language and interaction, bilingualism, sociolinguistics, Spanish for heritage speakers
Heritage language instruction, first and second language pedagogy, writing, language and gender, and discourse analysis
Awards and Honors
Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award, Teaching - 2019
Ph D, University of California, Los Angeles, California, Applied Linguistics, Heritage Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, 2013