Teaching Experience and Interests


Courses Taught

Utah State University

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Intensive Elementary Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar
  • Introduction to Literature and Composition
  • Latin American Culture and Civilization
  • Latin American Culture and Civilization (online course)
  • Mexican Culture and Civilization
  • Survey of Latin American Literature I
  • Survey of Latin American Literature II
  • Survey of Latin American Literature II (online course)
  • Topics of Latin American Literature:
    • Chronicles of the Discovery and Conquest
    • Classic Novels
    • Contemporary Novels
    • Contemporary Poetry
    • Contemporary Short Story
    • Contemporary Theater
    • Gaucho Literature
    • Novels of Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Spanish Degree Assessment

Albion College

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Advanced Conversation
  • Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • Survey of Latin American Literature I
  • Survey of Latin American Literature II
  • Seminar: Latin American Theater
  • Seminar: Latin American Short Story
  • Seminar: Latin American Culture and Civilization

Wittenberg University

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Advanced Conversation
  • Latin American Culture and Civilization
  • Latin American Literature: Modernism to present

Yale University

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Advanced Conversation
  • Elementary Portuguese
  • Intensive Portuguese

University of Utah

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Intensive Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish



Teaching Interests

  • Spanish and Portuguese languages
  • Using computers for instruction and research
  • Latin American literature
  • Latin American culture and civilization
  • Testing and rating of oral proficiency
  • Translation in theory and practice
  • Applied linguistics