Associate Professor of Spanish

About

  • Website:

    Calendly Page for Appointment Sign-up
  • Office Hours:

    Online Via Calendly link with Zoom - https://calendly.com/apurdy-csu-llc/pre-and-re-evaluation-of-credits-from-study-abroad -Tuesdays 10:00am-12:00pm and Thursdays 1:00pm-3:30pm and if needed we can work to find another time.
  • Role:

    Faculty
  • Position:

    • Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Concentration:

    • 20th Century Spanish American Prose
  • Department:

    • Languages, Literatures and Culture
  • Education:

    • Ph.D. Texas Tech University

Biography

I have been at Colorado State University since August 1999. I am currently an  Assistant Professor of Spanish. A native of Parral, Chihuahua , Mexico, I received my Ph.D. in 20th Century Spanish American Literature from Texas Tech University in 1987. My many areas of interest include: contemporary Spanish American prose, issues in culture, translation and interpreting, as well as the teaching of reading and writing skills. I have also worked extensively as a translator for the Department of Justice and other organizations.

I am also the co-director of the 2nd and 3rd year language program as well as the Language and Culture Studies Center director.

 

 

Courses

  • LSPA 251 – Spanish for Education Abroad

    Syllabus

    Course for the Education Abroad program “Liberal Arts and Community Engagement” in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur.

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