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Annie Ruth Abbott

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Research Interests

My work focuses on student learning outcomes in, as well as critical analysis of the following: language community service learning, languages for specific purposes, language justice and social entrepreneurship. I also create curricular materials that reflect current research. 

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Spanish and Portuguese
Associate Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Recent Publications

Abbott, A. R., & Lear, D. (2018). Aprendizaje-servicio y aprendizaje comunitario. In The Routledge Handbook of Spanish Language Teaching: Metodologías, contextos y recursos para la enseñanza del español L2 Routledge.

Abbott, A. R. (2018). Seemingly simple: numbers and the language gaps students bring to community organizations. Cuadernos de ALDEEU, 33, 143-157.

Abbott, A., & Martínez, G. (2018). Spanish for the professions and community service learning: Applications with heritage learners. In The Routledge Handbook of Spanish as a Heritage Language (pp. 389-402). Taylor and Francis.

Abbott, A. R., & Martínez, G. (2018). Spanish for the Professions and Community Service Learning. In K. Potowski (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Spanish as a Heritage Language (Routledge Spanish Language Handbooks). Routledge.

Abbott, A. (2017). Civic engagement and community service learning: Connecting students’ experiences to policy and advocacy. In Creating Experiential Learning Opportunities for Language Learners: Acting Locally while Thinking Globally (pp. 33-52). Channel View Publications.

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