Gina Ponce de Leon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
McDonald Hall, Room 214
559-453-7183
gina.poncedeleon@fresno.edu

Education

Ph.D., Spanish, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1997
M.A., Spanish, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992
B.A., Literature, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Columbia, 1989
B.A., Education, Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Bogota, Columbia, 1983

Scholarly Interests

  • 20th Century Spanish, Latin-American Culture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Chicano Literature

Professional and Service Experience

  • Associate Professor of Spanish, Niagara University, 2004-present
  • Chair of LAIC, 2004-present 
  • Chair of Cultural Studies/Curriculum Committee, Niagara University, 2007-2010
  • Assistant Professor of Spanish, Niagara University, 1998-2004
  • High School Teacher, Spanish Literature, ACORN Chrater High School, Chicago, Illinois, 1997-1998
  • Spanish and Portugese Instructor, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1990-1997
  • Director of Spanish Programs, Boulder, Colorado, 1900-1997