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Angeles AllerAngeles Aller

Associate Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4205
Fax: 509.777.3753
Office Location: Westminster Hall 223
Email: aaller@whitworth.edu

Education

D. Phil. Gonzaga University
M.A. Whitworth College
B.A. Eastern Washington University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2004

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Spanish culture & civilization, Spanish literature, Spanish language and culture; translation studies; second-language acquisition.

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications: An article, "Big Words: Issues of Literacy and Socialization," submitted to the International Multilingual Research Journal;  a book review of ¿Qué onda? Urban Youth Culture and Border Identity, by Cynthia L. Bejarano, Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2005, in the fall 2007 issue of the RMMLA e-review Journal; Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Peru: A Hands-On Approach to Culture (2000); Mexican Painters: Ready-Made Lessons for Teachers of Spanish (2000); Spanish Painters – The Modern: Ready-Made Lessons for Teachers of Spanish (2000).

Presentations include: "The Ignatian Paradigm: A Means to Discernment of Faith and Values," at the Christians on Diversity in the Academy conference sponsored by Azusa Pacific University, San Diego (2009); presenter for the Texas Foreign Language Teachers Association (2001) and the California Language Teachers Association. Named to "Who's Who of America's Teachers."

Translator for lectionary.org: Translation of weekly exegesis passages to Spanish to be posted on the web for Richard Donovan’s lectionary.org. These translations serve Spanish-speaking pastors in the United States and Latin America (2004-present).

Interpreter: Thomas Nelson Live events Women of Faith and Revolve tours.

Higher Ed consultant for Pearson; Professional Educator Standards Board for the State of Washington West-E World Languages Test Development Committee; Advanced Placement Spanish faculty consultant for The College Board; document rater for the Educational Policy Improvement Center, The College Board; West-E Pilot Testing Coordinator at Whitworth University (2009); West-E Faculty Survey Coordinator at Whitworth University (2009).