Faculty - Ernesto Ebratt
Ernesto L. Ebratt was born in Barranquilla, Colombia and moved to the United States in 2001 to teach Spanish in high school. He earned his M.A. in Spanish from the University of Arkansas Fayetteville in 2004. He has taught Spanish at the University of Arkansas and Connecticut. He became a full-time Spanish Lecturer with the Romance Language Department in 2006. He has taught elementary, intermediate, and advanced courses while at the University of Vermont. He also teaches “Spanish for Social Work and Health” through the Continuing Education Program. Ernesto has been in charge of “La Tertulia: An Informal Conversation Table” that is offered by the department each semester. He has also been nominated two consecutive years for the Maurice Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is currently finishing his doctoral studies in the Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies Department at the State University of New York at Albany. His dissertation research is related to gender and beauty pageant competitions in Colombia.