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Dra. Sara Fernandez-Medina

Dr. Sara Fernandez-Medina borned in Madrid, Spain. She got her first Bachellors in History (Archaelogy) and started a second Bachellors in English Philology at Alcala University, Spain, while she decided to move to the U.S. to get her Masters and PhD at Texas Tech University in Spanish Literature and Applied Linguistics.

Her research interest include Spanish Civil War, Gender violence in Spain, new trends in European Film and Media, and pedagogy applied to teaching languages.

Within her latest publications we can find:

Books edited

2017 “Prologo” y “Entrevista a Almudena Grandes”. Estudios sobre Almudena Grandes. / “Prologue” and “Interview with Almudena Grandes”. Sara Fernández Medina (Ed) Ediciones Valparaíso: Granada, Spain 1-17, 18-25. 2017

Book Chapters
2018 “Taller: Dibujando igualdad.” El Futuro lo dibujan las niñas/ “Workshop: Drawing Equality.” The Future is Drawn by the Girls. Ed. Fundación General de la Universidad de Alcalá, febrero 2018.

2018 “Crisis y Tercera edad, una mirada a nuestro futuro: Solas y Carmina y Amén.” El cine de la crisis: Respuestas cinematográficas a la crisis económica española en el siglo XXI. / Crisis and Retirement, a Look to Our Future in: Solas and Carmina y Amen. Cinematographic answers to the Spanish economic crisis in the XXI Century. M. J. Hellín García & H. Talaya (Eds.) Universitat Oberta de Catalunya: Barcelona, enero 2018.

Currently she works as Associate Professor at The Citadel, South Carolina, where she also works as the Spanish club adviser, Spanish Section coordinator, Mexico Summer Study Abroad Director, Placement coordinator, etc.

Her work and teaching has been recognized through several awards and nominations:

2017 Nominated to Commission on Higher Education Service Learning Award, SC

2016 Service Learning Recognition Award. Krause Center, The Citadel, SC.

2013 NROTC Teaching Appreciation and Recognition. The Citadel, SC.

2012 The James A. Grimsley, Jr. Award Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The Citadel, SC.

2011 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award to teachers for "high thought and noble endeavor." The Citadel, SC.


Sara Fernandez Medina, The Citadel

Contact Information:
Office: Capers 234

Ph.D., Texas Tech University
M.A., Texas Tech University
B.A., Universidad de Alcala (Spain)

 Dr. Sara Fernandez Medina's Vita (Updated Fall 2018)

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