Luisa Quintero

Luisa Quintero

Associate Profesor of Teaching
Coordinator of Spanish Basic Courses

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Luisa Quintero

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

Latin American Film Studies and History

Experiential Learning Integration.

Teaching Language through Service-Learning and Interships

Second Language Acquisition



  • Ph.D in Romance Languages, Spanish , Wayne State University, Detroit, May 2008
  • Baccalaureate in Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1998
  • Baccalaureate in Spanish and Literature, University of Medellín, Colombia 1988

Awards and grants

Graduate Teaching Assistant, WSU, Dept. of Romance Languages 200-2001, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2004-2005

King Chavez Parks (KCP) Future Faculty Fellowship, WSU 2005-2007

Thomas C. Rumble Graduate Fellowship, WSU Dept. CMLLC, 2006-2007

Summer Dissertation Fellowship, WSU, 2007

Selected publications

   “Agency in the Abject: the Disposable Children in Víctor Gaviria’s films”  Hispanet Journal Volume 3 Nov 2011

Currently teaching

SPA 2010 Intermediate Spansih, 4 credits, Winter 2022

SPA 3200 Conversation , 3 credits, Winter 2022

SPA 3025 Cultural Connections, Grammar and Composition II, 3 credits, Fall 2021

SPA 3200 Converssation, 3 credits, Fall 2021


Courses taught

SPA 1010

SPA 1020

SPA 2010

SPA 2025

SPA 3025

SPA 3800 (Spanish for Heritage Learners)

SPA 5300

SPA 5560

SPA 5600

GLS 55900 (Internships)

SPA 525 (Visiting Professor at University of Guanajuato/Southern Oregon University: Summer Language Institure for Spanish Teachers