Antonio Medina-Rivera, PhD
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 Title: Professor
 Dept: Modern Languages
 Office: RT 1633
 Phone: 216-523-7168
 Email: A.MEDINARIVERA@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1633, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1997
 
Brief Bio:
Antonio Medina-Rivera, Professor of Spanish. Originally from Caguas, Puerto Rico, Dr. Medina-Rivera received his BA in Hispanic Studies from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras. His MA is from SUNY at Stony Brook, and PhD from University of Southern California. Dr. Medina-Rivera's fields of study include sociolinguistics and cultural studies with special emphasis on Spanish in the US, stylistic variation, food and literature, Rosario Ferré, and US Latino writers. He is the Director of Cultural Crossings, the coordinator of the Symposium Crossing Over, and the coordinator of Graduate Studies in Spanish.
 
Research Interests:
sociolinguistics and cultural studies with special emphasis on Spanish in the US, stylistic variation, food and literature, Rosario Ferré, and US Latino writers
 
Teaching Areas:
Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
Spanish Sociolinguistics and Dialectology
History of the Spanish Language
Hispanic Film/Latin America through Film
South America Literature and Culture
US Hispanics Literature and Culture
Teaching Grammar
Teaching Literature and Culture
Caribbean Literature
 
Professional Affiliations:
ACTFL
LASSO