Bridget Yaden

Chair of Faculty

Office Location:Hauge Administration Building - Room 220-H

  • Professional

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Professor of Hispanic Studies
  • Language Resource Center Director
  • Co-Director of the Parkland Literacy Center


  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 2003
  • M.A., University of Washington, 1994
  • B.A., Spanish, Western Washington University, 1991

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Romance Linguistics
  • Technology for Language Learning
  • Linguistics Minorities
  • Teacher Preparation


  • Chapter in Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Education: Designing Networks That Transform Schools Chapters Leveraging Networks to Promote Organizational Learning through Professional Development (Harvard Education Press 2019) : View Book
  • Chapter in L2 Grammatical Representation and Processing: Theory and Practice Chapters The Acquisition Environment for Instructed L2 Learners: Implementing Hybrid and Online Language Courses (Multilingual Matters 2019) : View Book
  • Chapter in IALLT’s Language Center Handbook Chapters Supporting the LRC Mission through Collaborative Partnerships Across Campus and Beyond (IALLT 2018)
  • Chapter in IALLT's From Language Lab to Language Center and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of Language Center Design Chapters Envisioning New Spaces: The Human Element (IALLT 2017)
  • Chapter in IALLT Language Center Management Manual, 2013 edition Chapters Leadership and Management: Roles, Styles and Philosophies (IALLT 2013)

Selected Articles

  • Yaden et al. "Getting to Advanced: Challenging High School Heritage Language Leaners to Step Outside Their Comfort Zone." The Language Educator 2018: 37-40.
  • Yaden. "A Report and Review on Web-Based Resources Created at San Diego State University for Learning Spanish : Los Desaparecidos." Hispania Vol. 92, no. 4, 2009: pp. 747-8.