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Dr. Lucy Harney

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Office: Centennial 214B and 224G
E-mail: harney@txstate.edu
Phone: 512.245.2360

Curriculum Vitae

Biography: Lucy Harney received her PhD in Comparative Literature from The University of Texas at Austin in 1997 and holds the rank of professor at Texas State. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in business Spanish and Latin American and Peninsular literature for the department of Modern Languages and the Honors College. She has developed and currently supervises an internship program for Spanish majors/minors, and has established and directed summer study abroad programs in Guanajuato and Monterrey, Mexico (1998-2009). She is currently the faculty advisor for a semester program in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a semester exchange program in Viña del Mar, Chile. Dr. Harney maintains an active scholarly agenda, with numerous publications primarily focused on Latin American literature and popular Spanish theater. She received Texas State’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2004 and was named International Studies Professor of the Year in 2009. In 2013, she received the Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Education. As the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and International Programs in the College of Liberal Arts, Dr. Harney coordinates the work of the Liberal Arts Council and oversees strategic planning, curriculum development, program and learning outcomes assessment, and international initiatives for the College. She chairs the Liberal Arts Study Abroad Council and also serves on the President’s Student Service Fee Committee and the University’s General Education Council.

Research Interests: Spanish popular theater;

Latin American novel;

Cuban zarzuela;

Cecilia Valdés (all versions)

Publications

Courses Taught:

Lower-division Courses:

Beginning Spanish I (SPAN 1410)

Beginning Spanish II (SPAN 1420)

Beginning Spanish II (SPAN 1420) (Correspondence: Spring 2000-Fall 2007)

Intermediate Spanish I (SPAN 2310)

Intermediate Spanish II (SPAN 2320)



Upper-division Courses:

Introduction to Humanities II (HON 3394P)

Survey of Spanish Literature II (3302)

Survey of Latin American Literature II (SPAN 3306)

Advanced Composition (SPAN 3308)

Introduction to Hispanic Literature (SPAN 3309)

Survey of Latin American Literature II (SPAN 3306)

Business Spanish I (SPAN 3311)

Business Spanish II (SPAN 3312)

The Spanish-American Novel (SPAN 4330)

Second Language Acquisition (LING 4307)

Independent Studies in Spanish Culture, Language, or Literature (SPAN 4390)
Topics: Internship, Spanish Grammar, Hispanic Literature, Mexican Civilization, and Business Spanish



Graduate Courses:

Advanced Grammar and Composition (SPAN 5309B)

Eighteenth/Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature (SPAN 5312)

Spanish for the Professions (SPAN 5322)

Independent Studies in Spanish Culture, Language, or Literature (SPAN 5390)
Topics: Spanish Grammar, Hispanic Literature, Mexican Civilization, and Business Spanish