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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures

Maria Bauluz


Maria Bauluz


Biographical Information

Maria Bauluz was born and raised in Spain. She graduated from University of Oviedo with a B.A. in Anglo-Germanics philology in 1988.  She got a tenured position as an English teacher in the Escuela Oficial de Idiomas (Language State schools). After teaching ESL in Spain, she moved to the USA where she obtained two Masters degrees from the University of Iowa, one in Latin American Literature and the other in Second Language Education.

She has taught elementary and intermediate Spanish at Rutgers University, University of Iowa, and University of Pennsylvania. She has been teaching at Santa Clara University since 1999.

Courses Taught

  • Elementary Spanish I,II,III

  • Intermediate Spanish 21,22,23

  • Advanced Spanish 100

Research Interests

  • Community based learning in Spanish classes.

Selected Publications

  • Varona Lucia T. and Bauluz, Maria V. "When Everyday Life Becomes the Focus of Attention in Intermediate Spanish Courses.