José Luis Boigues
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Office: 503N Callaway Center
Professor Boigues was born in Salamanca, Spain, and came to Emory in 1996. He studied linguistics and literature at the Universidad de Salamanca, receiving two licenciatura degrees in English and Spanish Philology, as well as a Certificate in Pedagogy. He completed his Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition at UNED in Madrid, Spain. His main field of specialization is the application of new technologies to foreign language pedagogy, an area in which he conducted a study on computer-mediated-communications, published in Innovación y gestión del talento (Ed. Domingo Gallego Gil and Catalina Alonso García. Caceres: EBS Business School, 2011). He has also participated in several conferences on technology and education in Spain and the US.
At Emory, Professor Boigues teaches a variety of courses, from language classes, to courses on linguistics, film and literature. He has also served in several administrative positions; he was the Director of the Summer Program in Spain for eleven years, the Director and Coordinator of the semester study abroad programs in Salamanca from 2004 to 2008, and currently he is the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Professor Boigues was the recipient of the ECLC Excellence in Teaching Award in 2007, and the Winship Award for Senior Lecturers in 2010.