Foreign Language Faculty & Staff
Assoc Professor, UCBA Foreign Language
M302 BA MUNTZ
"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart." Nelson Mandela
"Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history." Octavio Paz
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school." Albert Einstein
Assistant Professor - Educator of Spanish, UCBA Foreign Language
135.02 BA FLORY
Currently, she is an academic professor teaching Spanish as a foreign language at the University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College, teaching courses focused in grammar, communication, culture cinema and literature. In 2017 she was awarded with the UCBA Innovative Teaching Award for implementation of the integration of mindfulness practices and technology for teaching Spanish language.
Her publications and areas of interest include using the cultural studies perspective and literary theory to analize the relationship and interactions between identity, Thirdspace, gender, performance, race, post-colonial studies and food representations in literature, film and other cultural manifestations, with a focus in Puerto Rican literary works.
Her service works include: commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion programs and practices, and to providing multicultural acknowledgement and support for the needs of underrepresented groups.
Avid photographer, peer-reviewed and published researcher of the meaning of food in literature and culture, world traveler, alto sax player, and forever learner.
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