Dr. Betancur was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia, where she completed her undergraduate studies in linguistics and literature. In 2002 she moved to Spain to complete a master’s in literary analysis at the University of Granada. For the last twelve years she has lived in the United States. She graduated from the University of Arizona’s doctoral program in Spanish with a focus on Hispanic American literature. During her years as a graduate student in the Spanish department she had the opportunity to teach all of the classes that constitute the basic program and the minor. She currently works as a Lecturer for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
Oral approach. For the student with no previous experience in Spanish. Contact department for additional information.
A study of the interrelationships between cultural forms and their socio-historical contexts in the development of Latin America from pre-colonial times to the present.