Faculty & Staff Directory
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2008
MAT, Marquette University, 2003
BA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1996
Advanced interlanguage development; psycholinguistic processing strategies; task-induced variation in second-language production; morphological variability;foreign-language pedagogy among at-risk learners
Malovrh, P.A.(forthcoming). Advanced-Level Spanish: SLA, Foreign Langauge Pedagogy, and the Pursuit of Professional Standards. Cambridge University Press. [under contract]
Malovrh, P. A. & J. F. Lee. (2013). The Developmental Dimension in Instructed Second
Language Learning: The L2 Acquisition of Object Pronouns in Spanish. London: Bloomsbury.
Malovrh, P.A. & A. Benati (Eds.). (forthcoming). The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second-Language Acquisition. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons. [under contract]
Articles and Chapters
Malovrh, P.A. (2014). Variability and systematicity in interlanguage development: An analysis of mode and its effect on L2 Spanish morphology. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, 7(1): 43-78
Malovrh, P.A. (2013). “Object pronouns in a second language.” In K. Geeslin (Ed.), The
Handbook of Spanish Second Language Acquisition, (pp. 185-201). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
Malovrh, P.A. & J.F. Lee. (2010). “Connections between processing, production and placement: Acquiring object pronouns in Spanish as a second language.” In B. VanPatten, & J. Jegerski (Eds.), Second Language Processing and Parsing (pp. 231 – 256). Amsterdam: Benjamins.
Lee, J.F. & P.A. Malorvh. (2009). Linguistic and non-linguistic factors affecting OVS processing of accusative and dative case pronouns by advanced L2 learners of Spanish. In J. Collentine (Ed.), Selected Proceedings of the 11th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (pp.105 - 116). Somerville, MA:Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
Malovrh, P. A. (2006). L2 sentence processing of Spanish OVS word order and direct object
pronouns: An analysis of contextual constraints. In N. Sagarra & A. J. Toribio (Eds.)
Selected Proceedings of the 9th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (pp. 169-179). Somerville,
MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.