Francisco Moreno Fernández

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Francisco Moreno Fernández (Born Mota del Cuervo, Spain, 1960) is a Spanish dialectologist and sociolinguist.

Francisco Moreno-Fernández

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Moreno Fernández holds a PhD in Hispanic Linguistics and is Professor of Spanish Language in the University of Alcalá (Spain). He pursues research in sociolinguistics, dialectology, and applied linguistics. He has been Academic Director of the "Instituto Cervantes" (2008-2013) and a visiting researcher at the universities of London, New York, (SUNY – Albany), Québec (Montreal), and Tokyo as well as visiting professor at Göteborg University (Sweden), Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil), University of Illinois at Chicago, Brigham Young University, and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

He is Full Member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (since 2017), and Corresponding Member of the Cuban Academy of the Language (since 2013), the Spanish Royal Academy (since 2015), and the Chilean Academy of the Language (since 2017).

Dr. Moreno Fernández was Director of the Cervantes institutes at São Paulo (1998–2001) and Chicago (2001–2005). Academic and Research Director of the Comillas Foundation for the study and teaching of Spanish Language (2006–2008). Since 2013 he is Director of the Instituto Cervantes at Harvard University (Observatory of the Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures in the United States).

In 1998, he coordinated the first Cervantes Institute Yearbook. Spanish in the World. He has been a columnist in several American journals in Spanish: La Opinión (Los Angeles), Diario. La Prensa (New York), and La Raza (Chicago). Co-editor of Spanish in Context. He belongs to the Editorial Board of the journals: International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Journal of Linguistic Geography, Journal of World Languages, Boletín de Filología de la Universidad de Chile, Lingüística Española Actual, Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana, and Oralia. He is General Editor of the journal Lengua y migración / Language & Migration.

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