Hispanic Studies Graduate Assistants

Hispanic Studies Graduate Assistants

 

 
Andreina Colina
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela. Earned a Bachelor of Music, with a concentration in Instrumental Education, K-12th Grade from Southeastern Louisiana University. Also obtained a Spanish minor and is certified to teach Spanish K-12th Grade, 2014. Master of Music Performance, Concentration in Violin Performance from Southeastern Louisiana University, 2016. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Hispanic Studies with a concentration in Hispanic Linguistics.
 
Matthew Freeman
Matthew Freeman has a B.A. in Spanish and has extensive experience as a secondary Spanish teacher, having taught at the high school level and one year at the middle school level in schools in Louisiana. As an undergrad, he had the opportunity to study in Madrid, Spain, which he much enjoyed, and feels greatly helped him to improve his Spanish speaking ability. He enjoys teaching and speaking Spanish. His concentration in the Hispanic Studies program is Lingusitics. 
 
Sophie Green
Sophie Green received A B.A. in Spanish and a B.A. in Political Science from Louisiana State University in 2012. As an undergraduate student, she spent the summer of 2010  on missions in Santa Cruz, Bolivia teaching English at Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno. She also studied for 6 months in Valparaíso, Chile at Ponteficía Universidad Católica in 2011. After graduating from LSU, she pursued a career in teaching at Runnels School in Baton Rouge, where she taught Spanish I, II, III Honors for grades 9th-12th. She is now resumed her studes at LSU as a graduate student in Spanish Linguistics. 
  
Eduardo Martín Montaño-Suárez
Eduardo is originally from Tapachula, Mexico. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English Language with a concentration in Teaching, and a minor in French, from Universidad Veracruzana, in Xalapa, Mexico. He participated in a bilateral exchange program at Louisiana State University in the 2007-2008 academic year as an English major. Additionally, he obtained a Seminar Certificate in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from Universidad Veracruzana. After graduating in 2009, he went to pursue a Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language (TEFL/TESL) from International Teacher Training Organization, in Guadalajara, Mexico, and in 2016 he earned a Level 2 Certificate in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) International from Trinity College London. Eduardo has an extensive experience in the teaching of English, French and Spanish as foreign and second languages respectively in Mexico and China. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Hispanic Studies with a concentration in Linguistics, since he is interested in bilingualism and second language acquisition.

Raquel Saenz
Raquel Saenz born in Medellín, Colombia. She received a B.A with Honors in Music, concentration in Vocal Performance from Universidad EAFIT in 2015. She has experience teaching music to children and young people. Interested in understand more about her culture, is currently candidate of M.A Hispanic Studies 2019 at Louisiana State University.