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.
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")