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Dept of Spanish and French Studies


Michael Shelton

Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics
Department of Spanish and French Studies,
Department of Cognitive Science

Affiliated Faculty, Linguistics
Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
Advisory Committee, Group Language

Michael Shelton is Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics at Occidental College.  He offers courses in Hispanic and general linguistics and Spanish language.  His research combines interests in the nature of the Spanish sound system and the representation and processing of language in the mind.  As an experimental phonologist, his work adopts psycholinguistic methods to examine issues in Spanish phonotactics.