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Department of Languages and Literatures at Lehman College

Faculty - Francisco Antonio Montaño



Francisco Antonio MontañoE-mail Address:
Phone Number: 718-960-7727
Office: Carman Hall, Room 276
Rank: Lecturer/ Language Coordinator
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: A.B., Princeton Univ.; M.A., Ph.D. Indiana Univ.

Francisco (Paco) Montaño joined the Department of Languages and Literatures in 2009 as a Lecturer in French and serves as the Language Coordinator for the French, Italian, and Spanish elementary language programs. He received his A.B. (French) from Princeton University, his M.A. in French Linguistics from Indiana University, and earned dual Ph.D.degrees at Indiana University in French (French Linguistics track) and Linguistics. His current research focuses on diachronic and synchronic French phonology, Romance linguistics, syllable-sensitive phonological change, consonant cluster phonotactics, prosody, language contact, and language pedagogy.

Among his roles at Lehman, Dr. Montaño also serves as Lecturer in the Interdisciplinary Program in Linguistics, as assessment coordinator for the M.A. in Teaching Spanish 7-12 (Department of Middle & High School Education), as a member of Lehman's Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and as the Department’s representative on the CUNY Council of World Language Study. This Spring 2018, he will be teaching FRE 112: Elementary French II, FRE 202: Intermediate French Reading and Composition, and SPA 112: Elementary Spanish II. In Spring 2012, Dr. Montaño received the School of Arts and Humanities Award for Excellence in Teaching.