Department of Spanish & Italian

Luis González

Luis GonzalezLuis H. González

Ph.D., University of California at Davis
Associate Professor of Spanish

Office: Greene Hall 534
Phone: (336) 758-5428


Luis H. González is an associate professor of Spanish and linguistics at Wake Forest University. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of California, Davis. His main areas of research are semantic roles, case, reflexivization, clitic doubling, differential object marking, dichotomies in language, Spanish linguistics, and second language learning. He is the co-author of Gramática para la composición (Georgetown UP), a Spanish advanced grammar and writing textbook, now in its third edition (2016). He is also the author of:

Cómo entender y cómo enseñar por y para (Routledge 2020)

Four Dichotomies in Spanish: Adjective Position, Adjectival Clauses, Ser/Estar, and Preterite/Imperfect (Routledge 2021).

The Fundamentally Simple Logic of Language: Learning a Second Language with the Tools of the Native Speaker (Routledge 2021).