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Maria Eugenia Trillo

language educator

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other 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