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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


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

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


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 Translation of weekly exegesis passages to Spanish to be posted on the web for Richard Donovan’s 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).