Christopher Botero

Program Director

Christopher Botero

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of English and Foreign Languages

  • (706) 667-4430
  • AH E240

Education

  • Ph.D., Spanish Language and Literatur Pennsylvania State UniversityT, 2011

  • MA, Spanish Language and Literatur Pennsylvania State UniversityT, 2004

  • BA, Linguistic, Comparative, and R State University of New York -, 2001

Awards & Honors

  • 'Professor of the Year’ award American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese (AATSP) GA Chapter , 2014

  • 'Caught in the Act of Great Teaching’ award Augusta State Center of Teaching and Learning, 2012

  • Alpha Mu Gamma Honor Society 2011

  • National Scholars Honors Society 2008

  • Bunton-Waller Scholarship Award 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SPAN 1001

    Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN 2001

    Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN 4400

    Intro to Hispanic Linguistics
  • SPAN 3300

    Spanish Composition
  • SPAN 4960

    Undergraduate Internship
  • SPAN 2002

    Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPAN 4410

    The Sound System of Spanish

Teaching Interests

Linguistics, phonetics, phonology.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • ¡Mate! ¡Jonrón! Una Guía para la Comprensión de las Discapacidades , 2017
    Translation or Transcription
  • Instruction type and online tasks in the acquisition of L2 phonology: Preliminary findings, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • On perception and feedback facilitating production in second language phonology, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

(Hispanic) Linguistics, phonetics, phonology, second language acquisition.

Department Service

  • Colloquia Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Foreign Language Unit (FLU) Recruitment & Rentention Committee 2013 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Foreign Language Unit (FLU) 2010 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • EFL Personnel Committee (Promotion & Tenure) 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Elementary & Intermediate Spanish Textbook Search / Curriculum Design Committee 2014 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Personnel (Promotion & Tenure) Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Partner School Network (PSN) Advisory Committee, College of Education 2011 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • English & Foreign Languages Chair Search Committee 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Professional Education Council (PEC) 2011 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Teacher Education Department Chair Search Committee 2015 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • English & Foreign Languages (EFL) Department Chair Search 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Appeals Committee 2011 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member
  • Center for Teaching & Learning Grant Committee 2012 - 2012

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • GA DOE K-16 World Languages Advisory Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Methodology in Language Teaching: Teacher Training course - 2012

    Role: Reviewer, Book