Rita Ricaurte

Faculty/Staff profile

Chair/Professor of Spanish and Language Acquisition
(402) 465-7502
Old Main 216

Currently a Professor of Spanish at NWU, I have been teaching at Wesleyan since 1989.

Prior to Wesleyan, I taught Spanish at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1979-1994) and Kansas State University (1975-1979).


Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction (Second Language Acquisition), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1998
M.A. Spanish Literature, Kansas State University, 1977
B.A. Spanish Literature, Kansas State University, 1975

Courses taught: 

Beginning Spanish (Stages I & 2)
Intermediate Spanish (Stages 3 & 4)
Spanish Conversation and Composition (201/202)
Spanish Advanced Grammar (210)
Spanish Phonetics (251)
Spanish Linguistics (270)
Adolescent Literature in Spanish (212)