Eric Romero Ph.D.
Languages & Culture, Interim Director
Anthropology and History; B.A., University of Colorado Boulder. Assistant Professor of NAHS.
Edgar Vargas Blanco Ph.D.
Languages & Culture
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics/Director of Language Learning Center
Room: DH-Language Learning Center- Rm. 104
Edgar M. Vargas Blanco holds a Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics from the University of Houston. He also has a Master’s degree in Hispanic Literature at the University of Texas at El Paso and a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Language Teaching (English, French and Spanish). He has worked in countries like France, England and Colombia where he has taught ESL, French and Spanish. He teaches classes in second and Heritage language, Spanish for the professions, linguistics, and translation. His research interests are Heritage language teaching and sociolinguistics. He has published articles and pedagogical materials in international and American publishers. He is working on a book on Parents’ Strategies to maintain the Heritage language in the USA. His latest achievement was to be selected to participate in a Fulbright project to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in 2018.
B.A. (Sign Language Interpretation), University of New Mexico, 1989; M.A. (Bilingual Education), New Mexico Highlands University, 1996.