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Dianne Burke Moneypenny, PhD

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Program Coordinator for World Languages and Cultures


  • BA in Biology, Indiana University Southeast, 2002
  • BA in Spanish, Indiana University Southeast, 2003
  • MA in Spanish, University of Louisville, 2005
  • PhD in Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky, 2011

Current Research Interests

Food Studies: Food and Identity, Food Culture, Food Anthropology
Cartography: Medieval and Colonial Latin America
Medieval Spanish Literature
Teaching and Learning: Online Teaching and Learning, Study Abroad Impact, Oral Fluency in Online Language.

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • "Lector" and "Buenas noches, Papá." IndyWrites. 2014.
  • "The Feather and the Fork: Food Culture in Medieval Castilian Literature." Romance Quarterly. 2014.
  • "Best Practices in Online Foreign Language Teaching." ACTFL: IFLT Conference. 2013.


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