B.A. Connecticut College.
M.A. & Ph.D. University of Chicago 

Courses Taught

I teach all levels of Spanish, including advanced courses on Latinx studies, health and human rights in the Spanish-speaking world. 

Research Interests

She has published in The Journal of Popular Fiction, Hispania, Romance Notes, and Chasqui on Spanish Gothic fiction, mothers and mental health, and women in literature.

Sylvia López

Harry C. Moore Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (Spanish)

 Email:  Phone: 608-363-2253  Office: Room 204, World Affairs Center

Sylvia works with students interested in developing and putting their Spanish and intercultural skills into practice in various settings. She creates opportunities for students to understand and appreciate Latinx/Hispanic cultures through literary, cultural, and historical readings and film. She also makes it a point of getting students to engage with Spanish-speaking members of the greater Beloit community.

Nimble and adaptable to changes in the college curriculum and students’ needs, Sylvia has taught a wide variety of courses, including courses on health in Spanish-speaking communities and Spanish for heritage speakers.

Sylvia is Harry C. Moore Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures and is currently serving as Director of Student Retention (2019-2021).

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