Giovanna Steyaert

Visiting Lecturer 
B.A. Instituto Pedagogico Nacional Monterrico 
M.Sc. University of Edinburgh
Olin 220
610-409-3129
gsteyaert@ursinus.edu

Visting Lecturer in Spanish. She holds a B.A. in Education from the Instituto Pedagógico Nacional Monterrico, and a M.Sc. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. Prof. Steyaert teaches and coordinates the Elementary and Intermediate Spanish courses. Her area of specialization is the assessment of oral proficiency, and she is a certified ACTFL Spanish OPI tester and rater. She comes from a culturally diverse background, having lived for many years in Peru, Italy, and Scotland. She also teaches Italian as Independent Studies, and has directed the Ursinus in Madrid program in the fall of 2007, 2009, and 2011. Locally, prof. Steyaert serves on the YWCA´s Board of Directors, and teaches ESL to the growing, local Hispanic community.