Paula Oliva-Fiori

Paula Oliva-Fiori

Adjunct Faculty- Spanish

Paula Oliva-Fiori

Paula Oliva- Fiori was born and raised in Argentina, where she graduated and worked as a lawyer for 10 years. She came to the U.S. in 2000 and obtained both a M.A. and Ph.D. in Modern Languages from Wayne State University.

She has been teaching language and culture courses at Wayne State University since 2001.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Latin American Literature & Cultural Studies
  •  Fiction and Politics
  •  Spanish Language and Culture


  • Ph.D., Modern Languages, Wayne State University, 2015
  • M.A., Spanish, Wayne State University, 2005

Currently teaching

 SPA 1020 (Elementary Spanish II), 4 credits (2 sections), Winter 2017

Courses taught

SPA 1010 (Elementary Spanish I)
SPA 1020 (Elementary Spanish II)
SPA 1060 (Elementary Spanish I & II)
SPA 2010 (Intermediate Spanish I)
SPA 2010 (Intermediate Spanish I) Honors Section