Heritage Language Journal

An online blind-refereed journal dedicated to the issues underlying the teaching and learning of heritage languages.

Editor in Chief

  • Andrew Lynch
    Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
    Director, Spanish Heritage Language Program
    University of Miami

Associate Editors

  • Netta Avineri
    Associate Professor, TESOL/TFL, Intercultural Competence Committee Chair, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
  • Sara Beaudrie
    Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics
    Spanish Language Program Coordinator, Lower and Upper Division
    Spanish Heritage Program Coordinator
    School of International Letters and Cultures, Arizona State University
  • Cristina Flores
    Associate Professor, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
    Director of the Research Center for Humanistic Studies
    University of Minho, Portugal
  • Anna Mikhaylova
    The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Rajiv Rao
    Associate Professor and Director of the Spanish Language Program
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Gregory Scontras
    Associate Professor of Language Science
    University of California, Irvine

Book Review Editors

  • Oksana Laleko
    Associate Professor in Linguistics
    Linguistics Program Director
    State University of New York at New Paltz
  • Julio Torres
    Assistant Professor of Spanish, Spanish and Portuguese, School of Humanities
    Director of the Spanish Language Program
    University of California, Irvine
Managing Editor
  • Susan Bauckus
    UCLA Center for World Languages/National Heritage Language Resource Center

Founding Editors

  • Kathleen Dillon, Olga Kagan, and Maria Polinsky


  • Arturo Diaz
    Executive Director, Program Development and Administration, UCLA Center for World Languages
Editorial Support Informational Technology Support
  • Kaya Mentesoglu
    IT Manager and Senior Web Developer, UCLA International Institute