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Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Lorena Albert Ferrando

Lorena FerrandoLorena Albert Ferrando (Lecturer, Spanish Language and Culture) holds a BA in Spanish Philology (Universidad de Zaragoza, 2002) and masters degrees in Languages and Literature and Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2005; International University Menéndez Pelayo, 2013; Universidad de Zaragoza, 2017).

She is currently finishing her PhD dissertation, which deals with the linguistic and ideological approach of Spanish language teaching at the beginning of the twentieth century with regards to the articulation of the Spanish nation and the development of its international relationships in America.

She has taught Spanish language and culture at both US and European institutions (such as Princeton University, NYU, International University Menéndez Pelayo, and the University of St Andrews), and has worked as a teacher of Spanish as a second language with non-scholarized immigrants and refugees in Spain. When Lorena is not working, she is at the movies, at a concert, or just out and about exploring the town with her bike — even though she knows she should be writing!