Spanish Linguistics (Applied Linguistics)
Spanish Pragmatics (Persuasive Discourse, Lying)
Ph.D., Ibero-Romance Linguistics and Philology, University of Texas at Austin, 1999
M.A., Ibero-Romance Linguistics and Philology, University of Texas at Austin, 1992
B.S., Secondary Education (Spanish, Math, English), Baylor University, 1987
Elementary Spanish I & II (SPA 1301 & 1302)
Intermediate Spanish (SPA 2310)
Exploring the Spanish-Speaking World (SPA 2320)
Intermediate Spanish for Medical Professions (SPA 2321)
Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (SPA 3309)
Spanish Phonology and Morphology (SPA 4303)
Spanish Semantics and Pragmatics (SPA 4305)
Advanced Spanish for Medical Professions (SPA 4321)
Undergraduate Independent Study (SPA 4V90)
Topics in Linguistics (SPA 5388)
M.A. Thesis (SPA 5V99)
Honors Supervised Independent Readings (HON 3100/3101)
Honors Thesis (HON 4V87)
Continuing Education Spanish for Medical Personnel
Karol Hardin & Allyson Irom. Español conversacional para profesiones médicas: Manual de actividades [Conversational Spanish for Medical Professions: Activity Manual]. Second edition. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing, 2018.
Karol Hardin. Pragmatics of Persuasive Discourse in Spanish Television Advertising. SIL International and The University of Texas at Arlington Joint Publications in Linguistics: Dallas, TX, 2001.
Articles and Book Chapters
"Pragmatics and medical discourse." In The Routledge Handbook of Spanish Pragmatics. Ed. D. Koike and C. Félix-Brasdefer (Philadelphia: Routledge, 2020).
Abigail Allison & Karol Hardin. "Missed opportunities to build rapport: A pragmalinguistic analysis of interpreted medical interviews with Spanish-speaking patients." Health Communication 35.4 (2020): 494-501. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2019.1567446.
"Linguistic approaches to lying and deception." In The Oxford Handbook of Lying. Ed. J. Meibauer (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019). doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198736578.013.4.
"An overview of medical Spanish curricula in the United States. State-of-the-State Feature Article: Medical Spanish in the United States." Hispania 98.4 (2015): 640-661. doi:10.1353/hpn.2015.0118.
Karol Hardin & D. Mike Hardin Jr. "Medical Spanish programs: A critical review of published studies and a proposal of best practices." Teaching and Learning in Medicine 25.4 (2013): 306–311. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2013.827974
"Targeting oral and cultural proficiency for medical personnel: An examination of current medical Spanish textbooks." Hispania 95.4 (2012): 698–713. doi:10.1353/hpn.2012.0139.
"The Spanish notion of lie: Revisiting Coleman and Kay." Journal of Pragmatics 42.12 (2010): 3199–3213.