Dr. Kenneth V. Luna was born and raised in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Currently, he is the Chair of the Department of Linguistics/TESL. He is the Director of the Barbara Ann Ward Language Center, an Academic Technology Fellow, and the campus's Quality Assurance Faculty Lead for Online and Blended Courses. He was also the campus mentor for the Clinton Global Initiative University. His research focuses on the phonetics, phonology, and intonation of Spanish. He teaches Hispanic and formal linguistics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Ph.D. 2010, University of California Los Angeles
M.A. 2005, University of California Los Angeles
B.A. 2002, University of California Los Angeles