The Department of Spanish and Portuguese welcomes new Spanish lecturer Iris Hauser. Hauser is originally from Chiapas, Mexico and studied Applied linguistics at the Universidad de las Americas in (Puebla) Mexico and at Georgia State University. Her research focused on students' cultural identity and second language competency inside academic communities of practice.
She served as the Assistant Director of the Spanish Language Program, Language Course Coordinator and Lecturer at The University of Kansas for 7 years, training and supervising new and returning graduate teaching assistants and lecturers each year. She was also a member of the Graduate Studies Committee, Language Program Committee and several other departmental committees.
“I am thrilled to be part of the Spanish and Portuguese department at Princeton and I am looking forward to meeting our students, faculty, instructors, and staff either online or in person, when the circumstances allow it again, and collaborating with the department and the Spanish Language Program to continue providing a successful learning experience for all of our students.”
The department is also pleased to announce the new graduate students this year: Renee Congdon, Dylan Blau Edelstein, Marc Gracia Garcia, You Jin Kim, Ashford King, Catarina Oliveira, Daniel Persia, and Alejandro Virue.