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Spanish and Latin American literature educator

Rafael Ocasio, Spanish and Latin American literature educator. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages, South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

Background

Ocasio, Rafael was born on August 22, 1960 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Came to the United States, 1981. Son of Samuel and Julia (Medina) Ocasio.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Puerto Rico, 1981. Master of Arts in English literature, Eastern New Mexico University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Hispanic literature, University Kentucky, 1987.

Career

Teaching assistant University Kentucky, Lexington, 1982-1987. Assistant professor Spanish University South Alabama, Mobile, 1987-1989. Associate professor Spanish, department chair Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Book reviewer Choice, since 1988, Library. Journal, since 1989. Managing editor Ariel, 1986-1987.

      Consultant and reader Journal of Caribbean Studies, since 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages, South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

Connections

father:
Samuel Ocasio

mother:
Julia (Medina) Ocasio