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Julia Jones

Instructor of Spanish

Education

  • B.S.E. in English & Spanish, Henderson State University, 1973
  • M.S.E. in English & Spanish, Henderson State University, 1978

Experience

  • English and Spanish Teacher, Lockesburg High School
  • English and Spanish Teacher, Magnet Cove High School
  • English and Spanish Teacher, Dierks High School
  • English and Spanish Teacher, DeQueen High School
  • Instructor, Rich Mountain Community College
  • Instructor, Cossatot Community College

Professional Organizations

  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association
  • Southwest Arkansas Foreign Language Association

jonesjk@obu.edu
870-245-5287
Lile Hall 206


Dr. Mark McGraw                                                               Mark McGraw

Assistant Professor of Spanish                          

Education

  • B.S. in Geography, Texas A & M University, 1985
  • M.A. in Human Resources Development, Webster University, 1994
  • M.A. in Spanish, Texas A & M University, 2009
  • Ph. D. in Hispanic Studies, Texas A & M University, 2013

Experience

  • Infantry Officer, U.S. Marine Corps 1985-2005
  • Program Manager, National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center
  • Logistics Coordinator, Joshua Steel Corporation
  • Graduate Assistant Teacher, Texas A & M University
  • Graduate Assistant Researcher, Texas A & M University

Professional Organizations

  • Modern Languages Association
  • Cervantes Society of America

mcgrawm@obu.edu
870-245-5551
Lile Hall 207
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Margarita Pintado

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Education

  • B. A. in Journalism, Universidad de Puerto Rico, 2004
  • M.A. in Spanish, Emory University, 2009
  • Ph. D. in Spanish, Emory University, 2012

Experience

  • Instructor in Spanish, Emory University

Professional Organizations

  • Modern Language Association
  • Latin American Studies Association

pintadom@obu.edu
870-245-5502
Lile Hall 204


 

Dr. Irene Trofimova

Professor of German and Russian

Education

  • B.A. in English, Leningrad State Teachers’ Training University, 1964
  • M.A. in English, Leningrad State Teachers’ Training University, 1966
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, Alma Ata Teachers’ Training University Graduate School, Alma Ata , Kazakhstan, 1974
  • M.A. in Classical Philosophy (Eastern), University of Philosophy, Alma Ata, 1977
  • M.A. in Classical Philosophy (Western), University of Philosophy, Alma Ata, 1989

Experience

  • Guide – Interpreter
  • Professor of English and German, Alma Ata Economic University
  • Translator and teacher of English, Alma-Ata, USSR
  • Government Translator & Teacher of English, Alma-Ata, USSR
  • Foreign Languages Chair, Private University “Bilim”, Alma-Ata
  • Associate Professor of English, Chairwoman of Physics Department, Kazakh State University

Professional Organizations

  • American Foreign Language Teachers Association
  • Arkansas Philological Association
  • Central Association of Russian Teachers of America

trofimovai@obu.edu
870.245.5344
Lile Hall 209