Ernesto L. Ebratt was born in Barranquilla, Colombia and moved to the United States in 2001 to teach high school Spanish. 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 and became a full-time Lecturer of Spanish in 2006.
Ernesto has taught elementary, intermediate, and advanced courses while at UVM and also teaches “Spanish for Social Work and Health” through the Continuing Education program. Ernesto has run La Tertulia 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.
French (advanced reading)