University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Romance Languages and Linguistics

Faculty - Rachael Montesano


Rachael Montesano, Senior Lecturer of Spanish

  • M.A. University of Oregon
  • B.A. Univeristy of Oregon
  • C.V.
Area of expertise

Spanish language acquisition, Spanish American literature

Contact Information
Email: Rachael Montesano
Office: 508 Waterman

Office Hours: Monday and Friday 12:40-1:40; or by appointment

Language Coordinator hours: Monday: 1:40-2:20; Wednesday 12:40-1:20; Friday 1:40-2:20


After earning her B.A. and M.A. in Spanish literature from the University of Oregon, Rachael joined the faculty of UVM in 2006 as a Lecturer in Spanish. Before coming to the University of Vermont she taught at the University of Oregon, Oregon State University and Willamette University. She has lived and worked in both rural and urban parts of Mexico and her academic interests focus on twenty-first century Mexican rural novelists.