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Sandra Dixon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Dr. Dixon completed her B.A. and M.A. degrees at the University of Pennsylvania and Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies at Brown University.

Dr. Dixon's field of expertise is in Afro-Hispanic literature.  Her research interests include the literature of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean as well as that of Brazil.  She regularly teaches advanced undergraduate courses, including the capstone courses.  A recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Achievement Award and WVFLTA's 2005 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, she is a WGST associate and currently serves on the WVCIP Board of Directors.

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