Senior Lecturer of Spanish

McKew Devitt teaches intermediate and advanced Spanish courses. His research focuses on Peninsular Spanish literature of the 20th century, particularly narrative in the post-Civil War period. He leads a service-learning trip every March to the Dominican Republic in which students build a house for a family, participate in a literacy program and FĂștbol para la vida activities, and travel to different parts of the country.

Area of expertise:

Language instruction

Associations and Affiliations

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
The Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL)
The Modern Language Association (MLA)
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
Professor McKew Devitt

Areas of Expertise and/or Research


  • Ph.D. Hispanic Studies, SUNY Albany


  • (802) 656-1359
Office Location:

542 Waterman

Office Hours:

Fall 2022: MWF 12-1

Courses Taught

  • SPAN 001: Elementary I
  • SPAN 002: Elementary II
  • SPAN 010: Elementary Spanish for Special Purposes - Hiking Through History
  • SPAN 051: Intermediate I
  • SPAN 052: Intermediate II
  • SPAN 095: Introductory Special Topics: Hiking Through History
  • SPAN 096: Introductory Special Topics: Hiking Through History - Spain
  • SPAN 101: Composition and Conversation
  • SPAN 109: Spanish Grammar
  • SPAN 140: Analyzing Hispanic Literatures
  • SPAN 201: Advanced Composition and Conversation
  • GRS 096: Introductory Special Topics: Travel Study - Dominican Republic