Associate Professor Estela Valverde

Associate Professor Estela Valverde

Associate Professor Estela Valverde

Head of Department of International Studies

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Associate Professor Valverde completed her tertiary studies in Australia with a PhD in Spanish and Latin American Studies. Her career has centred around the development and implementation of Spanish and Latin American programs and interpreting and translation courses at various universities. The promotion of languages other than English in Australia is one of her passions.

Her language acquisition research has focused on the development of innovative teaching materials which has recently focused on computer-assisted language acquisition and online learning. Her multidisciplinary research has centred around the exploration of issues related to history, memory and politics; ethnic, gender and national identities; social movements, transitional justice, human rights and re-democratisation.

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