Bryan Kirschen is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at Binghamton University in New York. His areas of expertise are Judeo-Spanish and Sociolinguistics. Bryan received his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In 2017, he was selected by the New York Jewish Week as one of its “36 Under 36” for his work on (and in) Judeo-Spanish. He currently serves at the director of the National Authority of Ladino's Shadarim delegation. You can follow him on Twitter @LadinoLinguist.