Bridgette Gunnels

Assistant Professor of Spanish

* Full-time employment in higher education since 1996, both at large, public universities as well as small, liberal arts colleges. Innovator of foreign language pedagogy based on social justice pedagogy, including Boalian technique for conflict resolution and peace building in the college classroom.
* Extensive experience developing Theory-Practice/Service Learning curriculum with appropriate community partners in Georgia and San José, Costa Rica
* Experienced faculty workshop facilitator incorporating social justice pedagogy into the college classroom setting, as well as instruction for administrators on 1-to-1 conflict coaching and dispute resolution; see the following:
*experienced online curriculum designer and practitioner for intermediate Spanish courses


BA| University of Georgia| 1996

MA| University of Georgia| 1998

Ph.D.| University of North Carolina - CH| 2002

Courses Taught

Cuba: Evolution of Revolution with student travel to Havana, Cuba (SPAN 385) 

Identity & Immigration: Intermediate Spanish with Inquiry-based pedagogy

Race & Colonization in the Caribbbean