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Lindy Scott, Ph.D.
Director, Costa Rica Center
Professor of Latin American Studies
lscott@whitworth.edu
509.777.4837 (U.S.); 506.2267.6281 or 506.8719.1711 (CR)

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Education: Ph.D., Northwestern University
M.Div. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.A. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
B.A. Ohio University


Joined Whitworth faculty: 2007


Dinorah Scott, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics
Academic Director, Language Program
Student Life Advisor
dscott@whitworth.edu
509.777.4779 (U.S.); 506.2267.6281 or 506.8719.1711 (CR)
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Education: Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A. University of Mexico
B.A. Estácio de Sá College

Joined Whitworth faculty: 2006

 


Current Faculty Visiting from Whitworth:

Rafaela Acevedo-Field, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
 
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
509.777.4950 (U.S.)
E-mail: racevedo-field@whitworth.edu
See her faculty webpage.

Education:
Ph.D., MA. University of California-Santa Barbara
B.A. University of California-Davis

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty: 2011

Areas of Specialization and Expertise:
Colonial Latin America; modern Latin America; late medieval and early modern Europe

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors:
Served as a reviewer for Dissent in America (Pearson/Longman Publishing, 2005).


Presentations include: "Conversos, the Inquisition, and the Atlantic: A Portuguese Family's Quest for Status in Seventeenth-Century Mexico," at the Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies (2010); "The Role of Women in the Crypto-Jewish Community in Early Seventeenth-Century Mexico," at the annual Crypto-Jewish Symposium at the University of Texas A&M (2009); "Community Narratives and the Inquisition: PortugueseConversas in Seventeenth-Century New Spain" at the Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies (2009); "'Let the Dead Rest,' the Post-Mortem Inquisition Case of Gaspar Méndez de Pineiro, Crypto-Jew in New Spain, 1642-1649," at the Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies (2008); "Gaspar Méndez de Pineiro: A Case Study of a Portuguese Jew Tried by the Inquisition in New Spain," at the Latin American and Iberian Studies Conference on Student Research, University of California-Santa Barbara (1999).

Member of the Conference on Latin American History (2006-present); member of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (2008-present).


Recent Visiting Faculty:

Katie Creyts, Art: See her faculty webpage.
E-mail: kcreyts@whitworth.edu

Kim Hernandez, World Languages and Cultures: See her faculty webpage.
E-mail:
khernandez@whitworth.edu

Nicole Sheets, English: See her faculty webpage.
E-mail:
nsheets@whitworth.edu

Patrick Van Inwegen: See his faculty webpage.
E-mail: pvaninwegen@whitworth.edu

Angeles Allér, World Languages and Cultures: See her faculty webpage.
E-mail: aaller@whitworth.edu


Upcoming Visiting Faculty:

Jan Term 2014: Terry McGonigal, Dean of Spiritual Life; Cynthia Wright, Health Sciences; and Grant Casady, Biology

Spring 2014, Jim Hunt, Professor Emeritus of History; Beth Martin Birky