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About Barbara L. Loach, Ph.D.

Dr. Loach has taught at Cedarville University since 1978. She teaches upper-level undergraduate courses in Spanish language, literature, and culture. She is responsible for developing a number of programs in the Department of English, Literature, and Modern Languages, including minors in French, German, Spanish for professionals, TESOL, and four area studies minors. She has also worked as a consultant for Educational Testing Services, reviewing and writing for the Spanish language web-based CLEP exam. She has conducted research in Latin American women’s literature, immigration, inclusive teaching, and translation/interpreting. She has traveled to Spanish-speaking countries including Mexico, Costa Rica, Chile, Argentina, and Spain.

Positions

Present Senior Professor of Spanish, Cedarville University Department of English, Literature, and Modern Languages
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2000 - 2003 Curriculum/Instructional Coordinator, Hispanic English Language Program/Mentoring & Empowering
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Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Service Award, Cedarville University - 2010
  • Phi Kappa Ph National Honor Society, Ohio State University - 1984
  • Faculty Innovator of the Year Award, Cedarville University - 2017
  • Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education Faculty Excellence Award - 2018

Courses

  • Intermediate Spanish I & II
  • Spanish for Professionals
  • Spanish Composition
  • Spanish Conversation
  • Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • Introduction to Translation
  • History of Hispanics in the U.S.
  • Civilization & Literature of Latin America I & II

Education

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1995 M.A., Wright State University
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1990 Ph.D., Ohio State University
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1978 M.A., Bowling Green State University
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1977 B.A., Cedarville College
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Contact Information

Department of English, Literature, and Modern Languages
Cedarville University
Williams 103
937-766-7751

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Dissertation (1)

Books (2)

Editorials (2)

Book Chapters (6)

Books Reviews (3)

Magazine Articles (5)

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Conference Presentations (11)