logo logo

Maria Eugenia Trillo

Maria Eugenia Trillo, American language educator. Achievements include research in code-switching. President & co-founder Casa de la Cultura, Silver City, New Mexico, 2005—2009; Member of Modern Language Association, Linguistic Society America, Southwest Oral History Association (New Mexico regional representative 2005-2008), Sigma Delta Pi (faculty mentor 2005-2009), Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

  • Trillo, Maria Eugenia Daughter of Manuel R. and Maria R. Trillo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University las Americas, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, 1976. Master of Arts, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981. P.D, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 2001.

    Career

    • Lecturer University Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1982—1994, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1994—1999. Assistant professor Spanish Texas Woman's University, Denton, 2001—2005. Associate professor Spanish Western New Mexico University, Silver City, since 2005.

      Initiator Spanish-Italian Center, University Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, co-founder, Ballet Folklorico, Flagstaff, 1995—1998, Casa Cultura Grant County, New Mexico, since 2005, president, since 2005.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in code-switching.

    Works

    • Author: (biography) Dmitri Vail: A Portrait of the Artist and the Man.

    Membership

    President & co-founder Casa de la Cultura, Silver City, New Mexico, 2005—2009. Member of Modern Language Association, Linguistic Society America, Southwest Oral History Association (New Mexico regional representative 2005-2008), Sigma Delta Pi (faculty mentor 2005-2009), Kappa Delta Pi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Walking, gardening, photography, reading, writing.

    Connections

    • Children: Maria Christina Freer, Cassandra Victoria Freer.
    • father: Manuel R.
    • mother: Maria R. Trillo
    • children: Maria Christina Freer Trillo
    • Cassandra Victoria Freer Trillo
    See on larger map
    Nationality
    • 1976
      University las Americas
    • 1981
      University Toronto
    • 2001
      University New Mexico
    • 1982 - 1994
      Lecturer, University Manitoba
      Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    • 1994 - 1999
      Lecturer, University Manitoba
      Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
    • 2001 - 2005
      assistant, professor Spanish Texas Woman's University
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 2005
      associate, professor Spanish Western New Mexico University
      Silver City, New Mexico, United States