Karin Ariadne De Villa, Ph.D.Adjunct Professor of Spanish
Karin Ariadne De Villa received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary’s University. She earned a Master of Arts degree in Spanish with concentration in Second Language Education from Middlebury College. She also holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish Language, Culture and Gender from the University of Malaga, Spain, where she graduated with highest honors. De Villa 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 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.