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Leah Fonder-Solano

Leah Fonder-Solano

Full Professor

Bio

Leah Fonder-Solano holds a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of Arizona. She enjoys teaching all levels of Spanish language and culture, beginning through graduate courses. She is the licensure coordinator for the School of Social Science and Global Studies and plays a central role in undergraduate teacher education and program accreditation (CAEP). Her research centers on contemporary Spanish and Latin American writers, film, and Spanish language education. She is an active member of the American Council on the Teaching of Languages (ACTFL) and a reviewer for the journal Foreign Language Annals.

  • PHD - University of Arizona (1997)
  • MA - University of Arizona (1995)
  • BA - University of Minnesota-Morris (1991)

SPA 637 Topics in Culture: Teaching Hispanic Film
SPA 637 Topics in Culture: Young Adult Literature

  • CITI certification
  • Certificate, Community-Service Learning Faculty Fellow
  • ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interviewer Certification
  • Preventing Discrimination & Harassment: Employees V2.3
  • Clery Act
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Title IX: Preventing Sexual Misconduct for Faculty and Staff – "Responsible Employee" Edition
  • English (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish (Native or Bilingual)
  • French (Limited Working)

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Contact Me

Hattiesburg

Email
Leah.Fonder-solanoFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4202

Areas of Expertise

Hispanic literature