Associate Professor of Spanish
Room 408 Comenius Hall
EDUCATION: B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., University of Arizona
INTERESTS: Language in Contact and Changes, Business Spanish/ Spanish for the professions, Spanish American Literature, Multidisciplinary courses, Teaching and coordinating introductory and intermediate Spanish language and culture courses, Central American Women Writers, Linguistic Varieties/Language in Contact and Changes, Bilingualism and Dialectology, Hispanic World: Culture and Literature.
Flavors of Panama co-authored with Jiwanda Gale-Rogers. Publish America. August 2012
Bertalicia Peralta: Life and Works. F&G Editores/F&G Libros de Guatemala. October, 2007.
Variedades linguísticas y lenguas en contacto en el mundo de habla hispana. Bloomington, Indiana. 2011.
Evolution of Panamanian Poetry: 1950s to Present. Anthology: Homage Volume in Honor of Dr. Lanin Gyurko.