University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Romance Languages and Linguistics

Faculty - Ernesto Ebratt

Ernesto Ebratt

Senior Lecturer of Spanish

  • M.A. University of Arkansas
  • C.V.
Area of expertise

Gender and cultural studies, Colombia

Contact Information
Email: Ernesto Ebratt
Office: 542 Waterman

Office Hours: Mon. & Wed. 12:00-1:00; and by appointment

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 Lecturer of Spanish in 2006.

Ernesto 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.