Sara Fernandez Medina
Dr. Sara Fernandez Medina is a Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, where she also works as the Spanish Section Coordinator, Spanish Club Adviser, Mexico Summer Study Abroad Director, and placement coordinator.
Born in Madrid, Spain, Dr. Fernandez Medina got her first Bachelor's in History (Archaelogy) and started a second Bachelor's in English Philology at Alcala University, Spain, and 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 interests 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:
2018 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.) U. Oberta de Catalunya: Barcelona, Jan 2018.
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.