Andreea Sandu

Andreea Sandu

Andreea Sandu

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Sociohistorical linguistics; Romance linguistics; linguistic anthropology; language contact & dialectology; language evolution; history of linguistics; bilingual language acquisition; language and gender; language and literature; language and cinema

Andreea Sandu is a first-year PhD student and teaching assistant in the linguistics program at GMU. She received her Bachelor's degree in Linguistics and French from the University of Virginia in 2017, with highest distinction for her honors thesis on the origin of the French language.  She is particularly interested in sociohistorical and Romance linguistics.

Courses Taught


  • LING 520 - Introduction to Linguistics (online) (Fall 2017)
  • LING 522 - Modern English Grammar (online) (Spring 2018)

Teaching Assistant:

  • LING 306 - General Linguistics (Fall 2017) (Spring 2018)


Current Ph.D. student at GMU (2017-present).


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Highest Distinction in Linguistics and French; University of Virginia (2017)

Honors Thesis: « A la poursuite du francien : Démystifier les origines de la langue française » ("In Pursuit of Francien: Demystifying the Origins of the French Language")