Rosario Torres

Associate Professor / Deputy Chair
Academic Literacy and Linguistics


Office: N-430

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Phone: Ext. 8378

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Rosario Torres-Guevara is from Mexico. She earned her BA in Applied Linguistics with a concentration in Didactics from the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, N.L., Mexico. She earned her MA in TESOL/Linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University, where she also completed her EdD in International Educational Development with a concentration in Bilingual/Intercultural Education. Her research interests are language policy, immigration and education, and intercultural education. Rosario has been an instructor for 21 years. She has taught a variety of courses including English as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL/EFL); ESL/EFL/Bilingual Education Teacher Training; Language Arts; Immigration and Education; and Critical Thinking in various schools of Mexico and of New York City, which include CUNY City College; SUNY Educational Opportunity Center; Teachers College, Columbia University; Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon; and the Mexican-North American Institute of Cultural Relations.


Second-Language Acquisition, Second Language Writing, Race and Ethnicity, Linguistics, Latino/Latin American Studies: Immigration, Cultural Identity, Socio-economic Status, Language Policy, Immigration Studies, Educational Policy, Adult Education


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