Felipe Pieras-Guasp is a college graduate in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain. He started teaching Spanish as a second language at the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, Massachusetts) and later moved to Pennsylvania, where he obtained a Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics from Penn State University, with a thesis about the social dynamics of language contact. He was Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Alberta, Canada, where he did research in the area of Sociolinguistics. Between 2014 and 2019 was an Advisor for the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain. During the same period he was also the Director of the Spanish Resource Center at Florida International University, in Miami.
Recent Courses in RLL
- SPAN 10300 Beginning Elementary Spanish III (Winter 2020)
- SPAN 20200 Language, History, and Culture II (Spring 2020)
- SPAN 20400 Composición y conversación avanzada I (Autumn 2019)
- SPAN 21100 Las regiones del español (Winter 2020)