• Ph.D. University of Málaga, Spain
  • M.A. University of Málaga, Spain
  • M.A. Middlebury College, Vermont
  • B.A. St. Mary’s University, Texas


  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Spanish III
  • Spanish IV
  • Spanish for Heritage Speakers


Ariadne de Villa received her B.A. from St. Mary’s University. She earned a M.A. in Spanish with a concentration in Second Language Education from Middlebury College. She has a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Spanish language, culture and gender from the University of Malaga, Spain, graduating with highest honors. De Villa, Ph.D. has taught Spanish in the area of applied linguistics, Spanish for Healthcare and Business Professionals, Culture and Civilization of Spain and Spanish Literature. Additionally, she also helped redesign the language curriculum at Texas Lutheran University, the Center for Language and Intercultural Communication at Rice University, North American University and the International Language Center at la Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. She loves teaching and tries to motivate her students learn about the richness of the Spanish language and the diverse sociological aspects of these cultures.


  • Introducción al estudio de la lengua española. Editorial Círculo Rojo, Spain, 2019.
  • Peer-review articles on national and international academic journals in both, Spanish and English.
  • Reviewer of Hispania.
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