Maria Lourdes Sabé-Colom
Areas of interest: Academic focus is nineteenth century Spanish Literature, Women Writers of Spain, and in second language acquisition techniques.
From Barcelona, Spain, she received her Teaching Degree and B.A. in Social Sciences from the Universitat de Barcelona. While finishing her studies there, she was awarded an Erasmus scholarship to study in Toulouse-Le Mirail, France.
She has taught a range of language courses at Yale since 1994, and has directed Elementary Spanish since 1999 to 2008. She finished her doctorate in Modern Languages at Middlebury College in 2007, where her disertation was entitled “A New Feminine Vision in the Rural Short Stories of Emilia Pardo Bazán.” Also, she has been trained as a examiner in the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview System.