Luisa Quintero

Luisa Quintero

Associate Profesor of Teaching
Coordinator of Spanish Basic Courses

313-894-9094

luisa.quintero@wayne.edu

Luisa Quintero

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Latin American film studies and history
  • Experiential learning integration
  • Teaching language through service-learning and internships
  • Second language acquisition

Education

  • 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
  • Baccalaureate in Spanish and Literature, University of Medellín, Colombia 1988

Awards and grants

  • Graduate teaching assistant, WSU, Dept. of Romance Languages, 2000-2001, 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 Spanish 4 credits, W2022
  • SPA 3200 Conversation, 3 credits, W2022
  • SPA 3025 Cultural Connections, Grammar and Composition II, 3 credits, F2021
  • SPA 3200 Converssation, 3 credits, F2021

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