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SLLLC Welcomes New Faculty Member

Tue, 02/21/2017

The School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures is pleased to welcome the newest member of the School's Division of Spanish Studies, Dr. Angela George.

Dr. Angela George earned her PhD in Hispanic Linguistics, specializing in Second Language Acquisition. Her PhD research involved examining the sociolinguistic competence of university students studying abroad in Spain where she investigated the development of three regional features by university students studying abroad in Spain. Following this, for three years she was an Assistant Professor in both Spanish and Foreign Language Education at Kennesaw State University, just north of Atlanta in Georgia, USA. In this position, Dr. George furthered her research on the second language acquisition and pedagogy while teaching Spanish courses at all levels and training future and current Spanish, French and Chinese teachers.
 
Dr. George's research interests include the development of variable features by learners of Spanish, foreign language pedagogy and Spanish Sociolinguistics. She has taught all levels of Spanish in addition to Foreign Language Teaching Methods and Second Language Acquisition. She enjoys teaching beginning and intermediate-level Spanish as well as linguistic courses in Spanish. She is also in her second of a three year term as Secretary of ACTFL's (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Research SIG (Special Interest Group).

You can view more on her profile.